Ainsworth & Bisby's Dictionary of the Fungi

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CABI, 2008 - Nature - 771 pages
This 10th edition, of the acclaimed reference work, has more than 21,000 entries, and provides the most complete listing available of generic names of fungi, their families and orders, their attributes and descriptive terms. For each genus, the authority, the date of publication, status, systematic position, number of accepted species, distribution, and key references are given. Diagnoses of families and details of orders and higher categories are included for all groups of fungi. In addition, there are biographic notes, information on well-known metabolites and mycotoxins, and concise accounts of almost all pure and applied aspects of the subject (including citations of important literature).

Co-published by: Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO)

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Paul M. Kirk is at CABI, UK.

Paul F. Cannon is at CABI, UK.

J. A. Stalpers is at CBS, The Netherlands.

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