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Common Interior Alaska Cryptogams: Fungi, Lichenicolous Fungi, Lichenized Fungi, Slime Molds, Mosses, and Liverworts

Field / Identification Guide

By: Gary A Laursen and Rodney D Seppelt

218 pages, Col & b/w illus

University of Alaska Press

Paperback | Oct 2009 | #182105 | ISBN-13: 9781602230583
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About this book

With this book, the authors offer the first field guide to cryptogams of the interior of Alaska. The title covers mushroom fungi, lichenized fungi, licheni-colous fungi, slime molds, mosses and liverworts. It provides a basis for understanding the vast diversity of taxa, speciation, edibility, relative abundance and utility, as well as the ecological roles played by these organisms.

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Gary A. Laursen is a senior research professor with the Institute of Arctic Biology and adjunct associate professor of mycology at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. Rodney D. Seppelt is principal research scientist with the Australian Antarctic Division (AAD) and curator of the AAD Herbarium.

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