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Money, Nicholas P
Mushroom / Nicholas P. Money
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, c2011
book jacket
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 4th Floor  QK617 .M644 2011    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Mushrooms
Physical Description xv, 201 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 22 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 177-194) and index
Contents Angels on the lawn : how mushrooms develop -- Gill gymnastics : the beautiful mechanism of mushroom spore release -- Triumph of the fungi : the diversity and functions of mushroom-forming fungi -- Satan's gourmand : harvesting wild mushrooms -- Snow White and Baby Bella : the global industry of mushroom cultivation -- Death caps and muscle wasters : poisonous mushrooms and mushroom poisoning -- The Victorian hippie : Mordecai Cooke and the science of mushroom intoxication -- Cures for mortality? : the medicinal mushroom fraud
Summary "Nicholas Money offers a vibrant tour of the world of mushrooms, investigating the science behind these organisms as well as their enduring cultural and imaginative appeal."--Jacket

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