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Academic & Professional Books  Botany  Mycology

Slayers, Saviors, Servants, and Sex An Exposé of Kingdom Fungi

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By: David Moore
175 pages, Bw photos, illus
Publisher: Springer-Verlag
Slayers, Saviors, Servants, and Sex
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An introduction to the world of fungi - a vital component of our lives and of the Earth's ecosystem.
Contents include: Preamble; Toxins - kill the primates, rule the world; Or: Don't turn your back on a fungus!; Blights, rusts, bunts and mycoses; Decay and degradation, a fungal specialty; Joining forces - fungal co-operative ventures; Fungi in medicine - antibiotics and other pharmaceuticals; Turning the tables; Using fungi to control other pests; The old Kingdom in time and space; Birds do it. Bees do it. Even educated fleas do it. But why?; The cavalry is coming; Fungi to the rescue; Sources; Word games; Solutions to word games.

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Preamble * Toxins - kill the primates, rule the world. Or: Don't turn your back on a fungus!- Blights, rusts, bunts and mycoses * Decay and degradation, a fungal specialty * Joining forces - fungal co-operative ventures * Fungi in medicine - antibiotics and other pharmaceuticals * Turning the tables. Using fungi to control other pests * Let's party!- The old Kingdom in time and space * Birds do it. Bees do it. Even educated fleas do it. But why?- The cavalry is coming. Fungi to the rescue * Sources * Word games * Solutions to word games.

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By: David Moore
175 pages, Bw photos, illus
Publisher: Springer-Verlag
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