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Mushrooms of the Georgia Piedmont and southern Appalachians : a reference / by Mary L. Woehrel and William H. Light.

Author/creator Woehrel, Mary L. author.
Other author/creatorLight, William J. Haugen, author.
Format Book and Print
Publication Info Athens : The University of Georgia Press, [2017]
Descriptionxiv, 647 pages ; 29 cm.
Series A Wormsloe Foundation nature book
Wormsloe Foundation nature book. ^A691543
Contents Introduction -- Domains and six kingdoms : is that all? -- So what are fungi anyway? -- Who's who among the fungi -- Fungi : an overview -- Mating types and sexuality -- Division/phylum Basidiomycota (club fungi and mushrooms) -- Division Ascomycota (yeasts and sac fungi) -- Zygomycetous fungi (pin molds, bread molds, and other zygospore-forming fungi) -- Division Chytridiomycota (chytrids) -- Mycorrhizae -- Division Glomeromycota (Arbuscular mycorrhizae) -- Ectomycorrhizal fungi -- Mycoheterotrophic plants -- Carnivorous fungi -- Endoparasitic fungi -- Fungus-gardening beetles and ants -- Mycetozoa/myxomycota (slime molds) -- Lichens -- Mushroom toxins and mushroom poisoning -- Medicinal properties of some southeastern mushrooms -- Collecting and identifying mushrooms -- What's needed -- Chemical staining -- Microscopy -- Scientific nomenclature -- References cited -- Mushroom morphology : a brief pictorial primer -- Dichotomous and pictorial key to the major mushroom forms -- Species accounts -- Morels, false morels, and elfin saddles -- The carbonaceous fungi (Xylariales) -- Jelly fungi -- Earth tongues, club fungi, and coral fungi -- Parasitic fungi -- Arthropod-parasitizing fungi -- The insect destroyers (order Entomophthorales) -- Mycoparasitic fungi -- Molds, hypomyces -- Cup and disk fungi.
Contents Class Agaricomycetes : an overview -- Puffballs, earthstars, truffles, false truffles, and deer truffles -- Stinkhorns and stinky squids (order Phallales, family Phallaceae) -- The boletes -- Old man of the woods -- Other boletes -- Inky caps (Coprinoid mushrooms) -- The amanitas (order Agaricales, family Amanitaceae R. Heim Ex Pouzar, type -- Genus Amanita Persoon) -- The lepiotas (order Agariales, family Agaricaceae Chevallier) -- Stropharia-like mushrooms (order Agaricales, family Strophariaceae Singer & A.H. Smith) -- The corts (webcaps) (order Agaricales, family Cortinariaceae R. Heim Ex Pouzar -- Genus Cortinarius Gray) -- Rooted collybia, rooted agaric (Hymenopellis spp. complex) -- Oyster-like (Pleurotoid) mushrooms -- Miscellaneous euagarics -- The magic mushrooms (Psilocybe and Panaeolus) -- Brown look-alikes -- some edible, some deadly poisonous -- The russulas and milkcaps -- Russulas -- Milkcaps -- Chanterelles -- Corticioid fungi (crusts, spreads, and parchment fungi) -- Polypores (shelf and bracket fungi) -- Hydnoid (toothed) fungi -- Genus hericium (lion's mane, bear's tooth, and coral tooth fungi) -- Bird's nest fungi and artillery fungi -- Slime molds (Mycetozoa/myxomycota) -- Glossary of some mycological terms.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and indexes.
Genre/formField guides.
LCCN 2016049003
ISBN9780820350035 hardcover alkaline paper
ISBN0820350036 hardcover alkaline paper
Standard identifier# 40027643623

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