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Published: 28 January 2016

160 Pages | 26 black and white halftones


ISBN: 9780199688784

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Fungi: A Very Short Introduction

Nicholas P. Money

Very Short Introductions

  • Provides a clear and engaging overview of the entire field of mycology or fungal biology
  • Offers succinct descriptions of molecular and cell biology as they apply to fungi
  • Addresses fungal diversity, evolution, genetics, reproduction, spore formation and fungal diseases of plants and animals
  • Explains the reliance of many plants and animals on fungi
  • Discusses the importance of fungi in ecology, agriculture, and biotechnology
  • Part of the bestselling Very Short Introductions series - over seven million copies sold worldwide