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Biology and Conservation of Mushrooms

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Published by Science Pub Inc .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Conservation of the environment,
  • Mycology, fungi (non-medical),
  • General,
  • Science,
  • Science/Mathematics

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages254
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL12243948M
ISBN 101578081971
ISBN 109781578081974

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This book is in sequence to the one published earlier by the author, "introduction to mushroom science - systematics". Part 1 aims to provide the readers with information on important biological features necessary for basic understanding of the subject, while part 2 is being devoted to the newly emerging discipline of by: The Biology and Cultivation of Edible Mushrooms emphasizes the biological and cultivation aspects of edible mushrooms. This book refers to edible mushrooms as epigeous and hypogeous fruiting bodies of macroscopic fungi that are commercially cultivated or grown in half-culture processes or potentially implanted under controlled conditions. 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 by: 9. Conference on Mushroom Biology and Biotechnology at Solan in February , to take stock of the situation of the status and future thrusts of some of above- mentioned areas of the mushroom.

  The Biology and Cultivation of Edible Mushrooms emphasizes the biological and cultivation aspects of edible mushrooms. This book refers to edible mushrooms as epigeous and hypogeous fruiting bodies of macroscopic fungi that are commercially cultivated or grown in half-culture processes or potentially implanted under controlled Edition: 1. Mushrooms can be found in most of the Earth’s environments but are particularly common in damp areas where their fungal bodies are most efficient at decomposing. Taxonomy A mushroom is an example of a basidiocarp, a reproductive structure common to all species of fungi within the division Basidiomycota. Explore biology-life-as God created it! From the smallest (and yet still incredibly complex) bacteria to the largest mammals, students will read about the life of insects, reptiles, birds, and mammals, as well as the science of biology itself. Classification, energy storage, digestion, early biologists, DNA, and other topics are all explored in easy to read chapters that always point the glory 5/5(2). The Allure of Fungi book review () State of the World’s Fungi () Fungi Hold Forest Secrets () Allure of Fungi Book Review () Emergence () Conservation Mycology () Rethinking Fungi () Foraging for Fungi () Slow Mushrooming () Allure of Fungi Book Review () Rethinking Garden Fungi ().

These are books that don't act primarily as an identification guides but rather as catalogs, e.g. as a book of images of mushrooms with brief descriptions, or as a book listing species for a specific area without identifying information, etc. Roberts, Peter (). The Book of Fungi: A Life-Size Guide to Six Hundred Species From Around the. Comprehensive and timely, Edible and Medicinal Mushrooms: Technology and Applications provides the most up to date information on the various edible mushrooms on the market. Compiling knowledge on their production, application and nutritional effects, chapters are dedicated to the cultivation of major species such as Agaricus bisporus, Pleurotus ostreatus, Agaricus subrufescens, Lentinula. A Fungal Perspective on Conservation Biology. or appreciation of the research on wild mushrooms mostly on caterpillar fungus and some notable edible species though broad spectrum of research. This book is a large (A4-size) photographic reference guide to the mushrooms and toadstools of parks, gardens, heaths and woodlands of Great Britain and Europe. Though the vast majority of fungi illustrated in this book have been recorded from, and can be encountered in the Greater London Area, many species appear in urban areas across Britian.