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MACROFUNGI ASSOCIATED WITH OAKS OF EASTERN NORTH AMERICA
by DENISE E. "BINION, STEVEN L. STEPHENSON, WILLIAM C. ROODY and HAROLD H. BURDSALL, JR
West Virginia University Press, 2008
Paper: 978-1-933202-36-5
Library of Congress Classification QK604.5.B56 2008

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ABOUT THIS BOOK

Macrofungi Associated with Oaks of Eastern North America, which was written as a companion to Field Guide to Oak Species of Eastern North America, represents the first major publication devoted exclusively to the macrofungi that occur in association with oak trees in the forests of eastern North America. The macrofungi covered in this volume include many of the more common examples of the three groups—mycorrhizal fungi, decomposers, and pathogens—that are ecologically important to the forest ecosystems in which oaks occur. More than 200 species of macrofungi are described and illustrated via vibrantly colored photographs. Information is given on edibility, medicinal properties, and other novel uses as well. This publication reflects the combined expertise of six mycologists on the macrofungi anyone would be likely to encounter in an oak forest.



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