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Fungarium / illustrated by Katie Scott ; written by David L. Hawksworth, Laura M. Suz, Pepijn W. Kooij, Kare Liimatainen, Tom Prescott, Lee Davies, and Ester Gaya.

Scott, Katie, (illustrator.). Hawksworth, D. L., (author.). Gaya, Ester, (author.).

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  • 0 of 1 copy available at Howard Whittemore Library - Naugatuck.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Howard Whittemore Library - Naugatuck J 579.5 SCO (Text to phone) 34027144045534 Juvenile New Nonfiction Checked out 05/20/2021

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General Note:
"Curated by Katie Scott and Ester Gaya" --Cover.
"First published by Big Picture Press, an imprint of Bonnier Books UK, 2019" --Title page verso.
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Entrance. Welcome to Fungarium ; The tree of life -- Fungal biology. What is a fungus? Sexual reproduction ; Asexual reproduction ; Spores ; Growth ; Ecosystem: mountains -- Fungal diversity. Cup fungi ; Mushrooms and toadstools ; Bracket fungi ; Gasteromycetes ; Foliicolous fungi ; Ecosystem: temperate forests -- Fungal interactions. Mycorrhizas ; Mycorrhizal networks ; Lichens ; Entomogenous fungi ; Ants and termites -- Fungi and humans. Early mycologists ; Plant pathogens ; Poisonous fungi ; Edible fungi ; Wonder drugs ; Ecosystem: tropical forests -- Library.
Summary, etc.:
Return to the Museum with exquisite, detailed images of some of the most fascinating living organisms on this planet--fungi. Exploring every sort of fungi, from the kinds we see on supermarket shelves to those like penicillium that have shaped human history, this collection is the definitive introduction to what fungi are and just how vital they are to the world's ecosystem.
Subject: Fungi > Juvenile literature.

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