Gasteromycetes: Morphological and Development Features with Keys to the Orders, Families, and Genera
By Miller, Orson K and Miller, Hope H
Pp. x, 157; 75 text-figures (ink-drawings and black-and-white photographs of mushrooms). Tan stiff wrappers, lettered in black on the spine and front cover, 8vo. The fine illustrations are by Cynthia Clem. The gasteroid fungi are a group of fungi in the Basidiomycota. Species were formerly placed in the obsolete class Gasteromycetes Fr. (literally "stomach fungi. This class is polyphyletic, as such species—which include puffballs, earthstars, stinkhorns, and false truffles—are not closely related to each other. Because they are often studied as a group, it has been convenient to retain the informal (non-taxonomic) name of "gasteroid fungi". Name former owner, Weber, neatly printed on from wrapper. No other ownership marks and no signs of use.
|Publisher||Mad River Press|
|Publisher Place||Eureka, CA|
|Date Published Estimated||No|
|Number of Volumes||1|
|Condition Description||A fine copy.|