This third revised reprint includes additional name changes. A definitive field guide covering more than 500 fungi species with 548 superb colour photographs. All fungi are photographed in their natural environment with information on biology, ecology, classification, distributions, roles of fungi in nature, and spore prints. Descriptions cover size, range, shape, habitat information as well as spore print colour, spore descriptions and a pictorial guide to groups.
Bruce Fuhrer is a well known naturalist and one of Australia's leading botanical photographers. He is the author, co-author and illustrator of several botanical publications on fungi, mosses liverworts and wildflowers. He worked in the School of Biology at Monash University for 25 years and was awarded an Honorary Master of Science degree by Monash University in 1988. In 1989 he was awarded The Australian Natural History medallion.