An illuminating look at the wonders of mushroom biology and an exploration of their enduring appeal
Preface; Chapter 1: Angels on the Lawn: How Mushrooms Develop; Chapter 2: Gill Gymnastics: The Beautiful Mechanism of Mushroom Spore Release; Chapter 3: Triumph of the Fungi: Diversity and Functions of Mushroom; Chapter 4: Satan's Gourmand: Harvesting Wild Mushrooms; Chapter 5: Snow White and Baby Bella: Global Industry of Mushroom Cultivation; Chapter 6: Death Caps: Poisonous Mushrooms and Mushroom Poisoning; Chapter 7: Magic Mushrooms: The Culture and Science of Hallucinogenic Mushrooms; Chapter 8: Cures for Mortality?: The Medicinal Mushroom Fraud; Notes; Index
Dimensioni: 210x140 mm.
Illustration Notes:15 line art, 15 halftones, 8-page color insert
Pagine Arabe: 240