Synopses & Reviews
Fungi are a distinct kingdom, separate from the plants and animals, bacteria and protists. They are everpresentwe inhale them with almost every breathand without them the recycling of the Earths nutrients would be impossible. Yet despite their ubiquitous nature, they are poorly understood. Roy Watling sheds new light on these amazing creatures, explaining why they are so unique and how they live their lives.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 96) and index.
About the Author
Roy Watling is an eminent British mycologist at the Royal Botanical Garden, Edinburgh.