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Author Hawksworth, D. L., author.

Title Fungarium / illustrated by Katie Scott ; written by David L. Hawksworth, Laura M. Suz, Pepijn W. Kooij, Kare Liimatainen, Tom Prescott, Lee Davies, and Ester Gaya.

Edition First US edition.
Publication Info. Somerville, Massachusetts : BPP, 2021.
1 hold on first copy returned of 1 copy
Location Call No. Status
 Nichols Juvenile Nonfiction-NEW  J 579.5 HAW    DUE 06-09-21
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Description 63 pages : color illustrations ; 38 cm.
Series Welcome to the museum
Welcome to the museum.
Note "Curated by Katie Scott and Ester Gaya"--Cover.
Contents Entrance. Welcome to Fungarium ; The tree of life -- Fungal biology. What is a fungus? Sexual reproduction ; Asexual reproduction ; Spores ; Growth ; Ecosystem: mountains -- Fungal diversity. Cup fungi ; Mushrooms and toadstools ; Bracket fungi ; Gasteromycetes ; Foliicolous fungi ; Ecosystem: temperate forests -- Fungal interactions. Mycorrhizas ; Mycorrhizal networks ; Lichens ; Entomogenous fungi ; Ants and termites -- Fungi and humans. Early mycologists ; Plant pathogens ; Poisonous fungi ; Edible fungi ; Wonder drugs ; Ecosystem: tropical forests -- Library.
Summary A latest entry in the series that includes Dinosaurium introduces readers to the world of fungi and why they are among the planet’s most remarkable living organisms, explaining the vital role they play in medicine, agriculture, and the environment.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subject Fungi -- Juvenile literature.
Added Author Scott, Katie, illustrator.
Davies, Lee, author.
Suz, Laura M., author.
Kooij, Pepijn W., author.
Liimatainen, Kare, author.
Prescott, Tom, author.
Gaya, Ester, author.
ISBN 9781536217094 hc.
1536217093 hc.
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