Ecology of Saprotrophic Basidiomycetes: Volume 28

Ecology of Saprotrophic Basidiomycetes: Volume 28

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The breadth and depth of understanding of many areas concerning basidiomycetes has increased dramatically since the premier publication of Frankland et al., Decomposer Basidiomycetes: their Biology and Ecology. New vistas have opened up with the advent of powerful computing, modeling and molecular approaches helping to greatly increase the general understanding of the ecology of basidiomycetes. This is tantamount to understanding the role of fungi in natural ecosystems because they are major agents of decomposition and nutrient cycling. These remarkable advances have been incorporated into this volume that discusses all aspects of saprotrophic basidiomycete ecology.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 386 pages
  • 166 x 242 x 20mm | 839.14g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • Illustrations (some col.)
  • 0123741858
  • 9780123741851
  • 1,762,842

About Lynne Boddy

Edited by Lynne Boddy, Cardiff University, School of Bioscience, U.K.; Juliet Frankland, Honorary Research Fellow, Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, Lancaster, U.K.; and Pieter van West, University of Aberdeen, Institute of Medical Sciences, Scotland, U.K.
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Table of contents

The basidiomycete life-style
Basidiomycete interactions with each other and with other fungi and with other organisms
Structure and function of basidiomycete communities
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