Fungi of Temperate Europe: Volume 1+2

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Fungi of Temperate Europe: Volume 1+2

Fungi of Temperate Europe: Volume 1+2

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All species are illustrated with one or more photographs and information on morphology, ecology and distribution within temperate Europe is given. They provide expert and detailed descriptions, disclose all significant defects and/or restorations, provide clear and accurate pricing, and operate with fairness and honesty during the purchase experience. something all field mycologists who see it will want to have on the bench near their microscopes when making identifications. Fortunately, there is an index to genera on the front boards and an abbreviated glossary at the back. The books are divided into eighty 'form groups', each starting with an innovative comparison wheel with guiding photos, distinguishing characteristics and drawings of essential microscopic features.

Peter Marren, British Wildlife "Not only for people in Europe is this the best guidebook to get, it also is extremely useful for people in other parts of the world. Including agarics, boletes, chanterelles and morels but also more obscure groups such as cyphelloids, cup fungi, pyrenomycetous fungi and hysterioids, this guide takes an unprecedented broad approach at communicating fungal diversity.

By using the Web site, you confirm that you have read, understood, and agreed to be bound by the Terms and Conditions. Fungi of Temperate Europe covers a large area, from the Arctic to the fringes of the Alps, including the whole of Scandinavia, the Baltic States, and lowland central Europe, along with the Atlantic fringe from northern Spain to Britain and Ireland.

The authors are to be congratulated on this truly remarkable achievement, making their many years of practical experience in macrofungal identification available to mycologists at large. With its unprecedentedly broad taxonomic coverage, Fungi of Temperate Europe aims to provide a comprehensive overview of fungal species in Europe. This is a really practical book that will be a boon to field mycologists, especially in temperate regions. The text, including the usual introductory section on fungal lives and identification, is, allowing for its international flavour, excellent.You get used to the faintly odd language, some of which is not in the glossary: for example, ‘meteoric’ (meaning, I think, appearing in sudden spasms at long intervals), ‘sordid’ (dirty-looking), ‘speciose’ (a genus with lots of species in it), ‘turgid’ (fresh and swollen with fluid).



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