The fifth kingdom : an introduction to mycology
CALL NO : QK603 K33f 2017
IMPRINT : Indianapolis : Focus, c2017
This new edition of The Fifth Kingdom has been updated to reflect the most recent developments in mycology, including the field’s adoption of a new taxonomical framework for fungi as a whole, and the latest advances in molecular genetics.
The chapter on fungicides has been updated to include new discoveries. The discussion of poisonous mushrooms has been revised to include newly recognized types (and treatments) of mushroom poisoning. Chapters on medical aspects of mycology and practical uses for fungi have been expanded. Entirely new chapters—on applications of mycological training, among other topics—are all written with Kendrick’s characteristic clarity, warmth, and humor—the qualities that have helped establish The Fifth Kingdom as one of the best, and most engaging, introductions to mycology.