Fungal Families of the World
P. F. Cannon, P. M. Kirk
CABI, Jan 1, 2007 - Science - 456 pages
Fungal Families of the World portrays the immense diversity of the Kingdom Fungi. As well as basic information on all currently recognized families, detailed entries are provided on over 250 key families, describing their morphology, ecology, phylogeny, distribution and economic significance.
536 fungal families included, some published in 2007
New A4 format'
Nearly 900 full color illustrations
Carefully selected references to aid further reading
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