Mr Bloomfield S Orchard

Author: Nicholas P. Money
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0195171586
Size: 10.77 MB
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An introductory study on fungi considers a wide range from brewer's yeast and Penicillium to the poisonous death cap, noting significant and history-shaping specimens and considering the lives and works of top mycologists. (Biology & Natural History)

Fungi Algae And Protists

Author: Britannica Educational Publishing
Publisher: Britannica Educational Publishing
ISBN: 9781615304639
Size: 13.76 MB
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Fungi, protists, and algae are among the most diverse life forms on the planet. Tiny protists range from plants to animals. Algae range from single celled plants to 60-foot-long kelp. Fungi occupy a kingdom of their own. Although their place in nature—neither truly plants or animals—may make them seem strange, they are actually quite familiar to us for their use in various foods, medicines, and biotechnologies. Indeed, our consumption of bread or reliance on penicillin would not be possible without these diverse eukaryotic organisms. This intriguing volume delves into the taxonomy, structure, and function of each group and evaluates their wide-ranging natural and societal impact.

Public Library Catalog

Author: Juliette Yaakov
Publisher: Hw Wilson Co
ISBN: 0824210395
Size: 20.64 MB
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Highly recommended reference works in all subject areas and non-fiction books for adults, plus information on electronic editions when available. More than 8,000 books in the main volume. More than 2,400 new titles in annual paperbound supplements. More than 2,000 analytic entries for items in collections and anthologies.

Mushroom

Author: Nicholas P. Money
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780199875788
Size: 14.99 MB
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An illuminating look at the wonders of mushroom biology and an exploration of their enduring appeal