Myxomycetes

Myxomycetes

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by L. Steven Stephenson, Ian Hall, L. Steven Stephenson
     
 

This book identifies all the species one is likely to encounter, with extensive information on their structural features, distribution, and ecological associations. Superbly illustrated, including keys, it is an introduction to their biology as well as a field guide.
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This book identifies all the species one is likely to encounter, with extensive information on their structural features, distribution, and ecological associations. Superbly illustrated, including keys, it is an introduction to their biology as well as a field guide.

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Introduces our friend the slime mold, an organism that has characteristics in common with both animals and fungi. Offers information on virtually all species, their structural features, distribution in environments from snowbanks to deserts, and their ecological associations with animals and plants, illustrated by color and b&w drawings of these colorful creatures. Includes directions for culturing myxomycetes. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780881924398
Publisher:
Timber Press, Incorporated
Publication date:
06/15/2000
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
200
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.51(d)

Meet the Author

Steven L. Stephenson is a research professor at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville, where he served as director of a worldwide project funded by the National Science Foundation to document the distribution of all the slime molds and their relatives. Prior to this he taught biology at Fairmont State University in West Virginia for nearly three decades. Dr. Stephenson has studied fungi and slime molds on six continents in climates ranging from the tropics to the polar regions of both the Arctic and Subantarctic. He is author/co-author of numerous publications, including Myxomycetes: A Handbook of Slime Molds (Timber Press, 1994) and Edible and Poisonous Mushrooms of the World (Timber Press, 2003).

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Myxomycetes 3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This book has much information and very knowlagable, but not enough it is not bad it just is missig something. It should have more about the topic and branch off onto diffrent things. It would be good if it was recommend for a science project about slime molds.