The Kingdom Of Fungi

Author: Jens H. Petersen
Editor: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400846870
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The essential photographic guide to the world's fungi The fungi realm has been called the "hidden kingdom," a mysterious world populated by microscopic spores, gigantic mushrooms and toadstools, and a host of other multicellular organisms ranging widely in color, size, and shape. The Kingdom of Fungi provides an intimate look at the world's astonishing variety of fungi species, from cup fungi and lichens to truffles and tooth fungi, clubs and corals, and jelly fungi and puffballs. This beautifully illustrated book features more than 800 stunning color photographs as well as a concise text that describes the biology and ecology of fungi, fungal morphology, where fungi grow, and human interactions with and uses of fungi. The Kingdom of Fungi is a feast for the senses, and the ideal reference for naturalists, researchers, and anyone interested in fungi. Reveals fungal life as never seen before Features more than 800 stunning color photos Describes fungal biology, morphology, distribution, and uses A must-have reference book for naturalists and researchers

Treasures From The Kingdom Of Fungi

Author: Taylor F. Lockwood
Editor: Taylor F Lockwood
ISBN: 9780970944900
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Collection of color photographs of fungi has 270 spectacular images of mushrooms and other fungi in their natural habitats. More than 180 species from six continents are show. Each one lists the country or U>S> state the photo was taken in, and most list the scientific name, with a few too rare to identify.

The Technology Of Fungi Mold And Mildew

Author: Francis D. Horigan
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The Biology Of Fungi

Author: Cecil Terence Ingold
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The Genera Of Fungi Sporulating In Pure Culture

Author: Josef Adolf Arx
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The natural classification of the fungi;postscript to the keys and thelists of genera;key to the orders of fungi;plasmodiophorales;chytridiales;blastocladiales;monoblepharidales;hyphochytridiales;oomycetales;mucorales and kickxellales;entomophthorales;endomycetales;candidaceae;sporobolomycetales;taphrinales, exobasidiales, ustilaginales;pezizales;helotiales, phacidiales;eurotiales;sphaeriales;dothideales;sphaeropsidales;melaconiales;moniliales;references.

The Encyclopedia Of Fungi Of Britain And Europe

Author: Michael Jordan
Editor: Sterling Publishing Company Incorporated
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Correct identification of the different genera and species of fungi requires careful analysis of their appearance and structure. To ensure that the fruiting bodies are shown in their true colours and forms, the superb colour photographs in this encyclopedia have been taken live and in situ in natural light, making it the most thorough and realistic photographic field guide available. Locations of species give further clues to identity and in the case of rarities these are provided in detail. Each is seen here as it will be found in the wild, in its typical habitat and on its natural substrate. Since no illustration alone can provide firm identification, detailed mycological descriptions, including essential microscopic characteristics, are given to ensure accurate verification of an initial field determination. Each entry further defines a fungus's usual occurrence by season and location, states whether it is edible or poisonous and where relevant indicates its culinary uses. The Encyclopedia is written in the author's usual informal but authoritative style and includes an introduction to mushroom biology, a guide to the tools and methods of foraging for mushrooms and an explanation of the route by which a specimen should be accurately determined. It also provides keys, a glossary and a full index, making it a superb central reference source or a self-contained and comprehensive guide to the practical study and collection of fungi.

Papers And Proceedings Of The Royal Society Of Tasmania

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Papers And Proceedings

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The Kingdom Fungi

Author: Steven L. Stephenson
Editor: Timber Press
ISBN: 1604694025
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The ubiquitous fungi are little known and vastly underappreciated. Yet, without them we wouldn’t have bread, alcohol, cheese, tofu, or the unique flavors of mushrooms, morels, and truffles. We can’t survive without fungi. The Kingdom Fungi provides a comprehensive look at the biology, structure, and morphological diversity of these necessary organisms. It sheds light on their ecologically important roles in nature, their fascinating relationships with people, plants, and animals, and their practical applications in the manufacture of food, beverages, and pharmaceuticals. The book includes information about “true” fungi, fungus-like creatures (slime molds and water molds), and a group of “composite” organisms (lichens) that are more than just fungi. Particular attention is given to examples of fungi that might be found in the home and encountered in nature. The Kingdom Fungi is a useful introductory text for naturalists, mycologists, and anyone who wants to become more familiar with, and more appreciative of, the fascinating world of fungi.

Ecology Of Fungi

Author: William Bridge Cooke
Editor: CRC Press
ISBN: 1351080067
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Originally published in 1979. A review of the broad subject of the ecology of fungi. Fungi, are progressive, ever changing and evolving rapidly in their own way, so that they are capable of becoming adapted to every condition of life. We may rest assured that as green plants and animals disappear one by one from the face of the earth, some of the fungi will always be present to dispose of the last remains. Ecology has been defined by Daubenmire as the study of the reciprocal relations between organisms and their environment. Fungi are heterotrophic organisms which cannot manufacture their basic food requirements and so are dependent on food materials produced by other organisms either as saprobes or parasites.

Microbes Ferments And Moulds

Author: Edouard-Louis Trouessart
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Molecular Identification Of Fungi

Author: Youssuf Gherbawy
Editor: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9783642050428
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Fungi enjoy great popularity in pharmaceutical, agricultural, and biotechnological applications. Recent advances in the decipherment of whole fungal genomes promise an acceleration of these trends. This timely book links scientists from different parts of the world who are interested in the molecular identification of fungi combined with the exploration of the fungal biodiversity in different ecosystems. It provides a compendium for scientists who rely on a rapid and reliable detection of fungal specimens in environmental as well as clinical resources in order to ensure the benefit of industrial and clinical applications. Chapters focus on the opportunities and limits of the molecular marker-mediated identification of fungi. Various methods, procedures and strategies are outlined. Furthermore, the book offers an update of the current progress in the development of fungal molecular techniques, and draws attention to potential and associated problems, as well as integrating theory and practice.

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Grevillea

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Carbohydrate Composition And Taxonomy Of Fungi

Author: Albertus C. Weijman
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Biocommunication Of Fungi

Author: Günther Witzany
Editor: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9400742649
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Fungi are sessile, highly sensitive organisms that actively compete for environmental resources both above and below the ground. They assess their surroundings, estimate how much energy they need for particular goals, and then realise the optimum variant. They take measures to control certain environmental resources. They perceive themselves and can distinguish between ‘self’ and ‘non-self’. They process and evaluate information and then modify their behaviour accordingly. These highly diverse competences show us that this is possible owing to sign(aling)-mediated communication processes within fungal cells (intraorganismic), between the same, related and different fungal species (interorganismic), and between fungi and non-fungal organisms (transorganismic). Intraorganismic communication involves sign-mediated interactions within cells (intracellular) and between cells (intercellular). This is crucial in coordinating growth and development, shape and dynamics. Such communication must function both on the local level and between widely separated mycelium parts. This allows fungi to coordinate appropriate response behaviors in a differentiated manner to their current developmental status and physiological influences.

Magical Mushrooms Mischievous Molds

Author: George W. Hudler
Editor: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 0691207232
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Mushrooms magically spew forth from the earth in the hours that follow a summer rain. Fuzzy brown molds mischievously turn forgotten peaches to slime in the kitchen fruit bowl. And in thousands of other ways, members of the kingdom Fungi do their part to make life on Earth the miracle that it is. In this lively book, George Hudler leads us on a tour of an often-overlooked group of organisms, which differ radically from both animals and plants. Along the way the author stops to ponder the marvels of nature and the impact of mere microbes on the evolution of civilization. Nature's ultimate recyclers not only save us from drowning in a sea of organic waste, but also provide us with food, drink, and a wide array of valuable medicines and industrial chemicals. Some fungi make deadly poisons and psychedelic drugs that have interesting histories in and of themselves, and Hudler weaves tales of those into his scientific account of the nature of the fungi. The role of fungi in the Irish potato famine, in the Salem Witch Trials, in the philosophical writings of Greek scholars, and in the creation of ginger snaps are just a few of the many great moments in history to grace these pages. Hudler moves so easily from discussing human history to exploring scientific knowledge, all with a sense of humor and enthusiasm, that one can well understand why he is an award-winning teacher both at Cornell University as well as nationally. Few, for instance, who read his invitation to "get out of your chair and take a short walk" will ever again look without curiosity and admiration at the "rotten" part of the world around them. Magical Mushrooms, Mischievous Molds is full of information that will satisfy history buffs, science enthusiasts, and anyone interested in nature's miracles. Everyone in Hudler's audience will develop a new appreciation of the debt they owe to the molds for such common products as penicillin, wine, and bread.

Identification Manual For Fungi From Utility Poles In The Eastern United States

Author: Chun-Juan Wang
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Kingdoms Of Life Fungi Enhanced Ebook

Author: Gina Hamilton
Editor: Lorenz Educational Press
ISBN: 1429116080
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Milliken's Kingdoms of Life series is aligned with national science standards and reflects current teaching practices. Each book includes approximately 50 black and white reproducible pages, 12 full-color transparencies (print books) or PowerPoint slides (eBooks), comprehension questions and lab activities for each unit, an answer key, a glossary of bolded terms, a timeline of biological discovery, a laboratory safety guide, as well as a national standards correlation chart. Fungi details the anatomy and behavior of eukaryotic organisms which sustain themselves by feeding on (in most cases) dead and decaying organic materials. Some fungi are parasites, and attack and consume living tissues (athlete's foot, for example).

Gene Manipulations In Fungi

Author: Stephen Bennett
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Gene Manipulations in Fungi combines a review of classical fungal genetics, contemporary research, and responsible speculation about the future. This book focuses on yeasts and molds; because yeast is the primary model system for eukaryotes and that there is an elegant research on molds. The applications of fungi, including their economic importance, are addressed. The book emphasizes the need for improved transformation systems, appropriate vectors, and broadly applicable selectable markers in this field of interest. This book will help stimulate the development of innovative approaches in th ...