Dictionary of the Fungi

Dictionary of the Fungi

by David W. Minter, J. A. Stalpers, Paul M. Kirk, Paul F. Cannon
     
 

This tenth edition of the acclaimed reference work has more than 21,000 entries and provides the most complete listing available of generic names of fungi, their families and orders, their attributes and descriptive terms. For each genus, the authority, the date of publication, status, systematic position, number of accepted species, distribution, and key

Overview

This tenth edition of the acclaimed reference work has more than 21,000 entries and provides the most complete listing available of generic names of fungi, their families and orders, their attributes and descriptive terms. For each genus, the authority, the date of publication, status, systematic position, number of accepted species, distribution, and key references are given. Diagnoses of families and details of orders and higher categories are included for all groups of fungi. In addition, there are biographic notes, information on well-known metabolites and mycotoxins, and concise accounts of almost all pure and applied aspects of the subject (including citations of important literature).

Co-published by: Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO)

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Praise for the previous editions: "None of us can afford not to have a copy of this book at arm's length. Students deserve a copy in their laboratories. In summary: order it now."

"The Dictionary of the Fungi is surely one of the most indispensable of all mycological publications--every student of the fungi should own, or have access to, a copy of the most recent edition."

Richard P Korf
Praise for the previous editions: "None of us can afford not to have a copy of this book at arm's length. Students deserve a copy in their laboratories. In summary: order it now."
Mycologist - Bryce Kendrick
"The Dictionary of the Fungi is surely one of the most indispensable of all mycological publications—every student of the fungi should own, or have access to, a copy of the most recent edition."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781845939335
Publisher:
CAB International North America
Publication date:
11/28/2011
Edition description:
Tenth Edition
Pages:
784
Product dimensions:
6.80(w) x 9.50(h) x 2.20(d)

Meet the Author

David W. Minter is at CABI, UK.

J. A. Stalpers is at CBS, The Netherlands.

Paul M. Kirk is at CABI, UK.

Paul F. Cannon is at CABI, UK.

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