Photographic Guide to Mushrooms and Other Fungi of New Zealand
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A visual introduction to New Zealand's 19,000 species mushroom and fungi. This includes some extraordinarily diverse types, from the familiar 'mushroom' to brackets, coral and cup fungi and slime moulds. Over a hundred species are presented here, with spectacular close-up colour photographs accompanying each entry. The ideal size for slipping into a backpack when walking through bush and forest; it will appeal to walkers, nature lovers, tour guides and educators, and fungi photographers wishing to identify their subjects.Dr Geoff Ridley has led a long and distinguished career in the study of fungi. The former curator of the Mycological Herbarium at Forest Research, Rotorua, he currently holds the post of Science Manager: New Organisms at ERMA New Zealand in Wellington, and he has authored/co-authored several scientific papers on fungi. Don Horne's remarkable photographs of fungi (as well as his shots of insects, spiders and other invertebrates) have appeared in a range of outdoors and conservation publications.
ISBN: 9781990003769 95 x 190 mm, 144 pages
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