Synopsis of the British Basidiomycetes: A descriptive catalogue of the drawings and specimens in the Department of Botany British Museum

By Smith, Worthington G.

SKU# 18783

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Pp. (iv), 531, (28, ads); 5 tinted plates, 145 text-figures.  Publisher’s original olive-green cloth, spine in blind-stamped with horizonal panel lines, front and rear covers have triple borders stamped in blind, spine is lettered in gilt in two compartments, jet black clay-coated endpapers, lg 8vo.  Basidiomycota is one of two large divisions that, together with the Ascomycota, constitute the subkingdom Dikarya (often referred to as the "higher fungi") within the kingdom Fungi.  More specifically, Basidiomycota includes these groups: mushrooms, puffballs, stinkhorns, bracket fungi, other polypores, jelly fungi, boletes, chanterelles, earth stars, smuts, bunts, rusts, mirror yeasts, and the human pathogenic yeast Cryptococcus (from Wiki).  No ownership marks and no signs of use.

Publisher Trustees of the British Museum
Publisher Place London
Date Published 1908
Date Published Estimated No
Edition First edition
Number of Volumes 1
Reprint No
Condition Fine
Condition Description A very bright copy in fine (new) condition.
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