Fundamentals of the fungi
This broad introduction to the field of mycology explores the more dynamic aspects of the fungi - including their morphology, taxonomy, evolution, physiology, ecology, pathological relationships, and commercial utilization. Provides information on the history of mycology as well as applications of molecular biology techniques for the study of fungi. Also covers the role of fungi in degradation of pesticides, food spoilage, biological control utilizing fungi, and fungi as human allergens.
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two the lower fungi
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