A Field Guide to Australian Fungi Book by Bruce Fuhrer

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ISBN: 9781876473518
ISBN-10: 1876473517
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 360
Published: 1st September 2011
Publisher: Bloomings Books Pty Ltd
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.9 x 2.3
Weight (kg): 0.83
Edition Number: 1

Description

Discover the definitive field guide to Australian fungi with “A Field Guide to Australian Fungi” by Bruce Fuhrer. This essential resource covers over 500 species of fungi, illustrated with 548 stunning color photographs—all taken in their natural settings, many for the first time. The book provides detailed insights into fungal biology, ecology, classification, distribution, and their roles in nature, along with information on spore prints.

Each description includes details on size, range, shape, habitat, spore print color, spore descriptions, and a visual guide to groups. This guide is the result of decades of meticulous fieldwork and study, making it the most comprehensive photographic field guide on Australian fungi currently available.

About the Author

Bruce Fuhrer is a renowned naturalist and one of Australia’s foremost botanical photographers. He has authored, co-authored, and illustrated multiple botanical works on fungi, mosses, liverworts, and wildflowers. His 25-year tenure in the School of Biology at Monash University culminated in an Honorary Master of Science degree awarded in 1988. In 1989, he received The Australian Natural History Medallion for his contributions.

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