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GUIDE TO THE FUNGI OF THE IBERIAN PENINSULA, Gabriel MorenoEdiciones OMEGA
The definitive guide for amateurs, professional mycologists and mushroom hunters of the Iberian Peninsula. G. Moreno, J.L. Manjón
The aim of this guide is the correct identification, by means of dichotomous keys, of the 584 fungi described. The description of each species includes the scientific name and the vulgar names, if any, in Spanish, Catalan, Basque and Galician and the symbols indicating their degree of edibility or toxicity.
The macroscopic and microscopic descriptions allow us to confirm the identification made from the keys. In the section on habitat and distribution, the ecological requirements of the species are indicated and the observations reflect its most outstanding characteristics and their comparison with nearby species. Magnificent color photographs of each species complete the descriptive text. All species descriptions are grouped alphabetically by order. Also included are chapters dedicated to the history of mycology, ecology, systematics, taxonomy, chemical reagents, intoxications and macro and microscopic morphology with the definition of many mycological terms.
Foreword to the new edition. Foreword to the first edition. Foreword by Marcel Bon. Foreword by Leif Ryvarden.
How to use this work. History of mycology. Status of fungi in botany. Ecology of fungi. Symbols used in this book. Classification adopted for the fungi studied in this book. Characteristics of Myxomycetes. Characteristics of Ascomycotina. Characteristics of Basidiomycotina. Main chemical media used in the study of fungi. Intoxications by ingestion of Macromycetes. Dichotomous key for species identification. Description of species and photographic illustrations. Kingdom Protozoa - Subdivision Plasmodiogymnomycotina. Class Myxomycetes. Kingdom Fungi - Subdivision Ascomycotina. Class Ascomycetes sensu lato. Kingdom Fungi - Subdivision Basidiomycotina. Class Heterobasidiomycetes. Class Homobasidiomycetes - Order Polyporales sensu lato. Class Homobasidiomycetes - Order Boletales. Class Homobasidiomycetes - Order Agaricales sensu lato. Class Homobasidiomycetes - Order Russulales. Class Homobasidiomycetes - Order Gasterales sensu lato. Acknowledgements.
Bibliography. Index of scientific names. Index of common names. Provenance of photographs. About the authors.
TECHNICAL DATAAuthor(s): G. Moreno, J.L. ManjónBinding: HardcoverPrinting: ColorNumber of pages: 1,440Year of publication: 2010ISBN: 978-84-282-1349-3Sizes: 14 (W) x 22 (H)
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