The Polyporaceae of the Middle-Western United States

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The Polyporaceae of the Middle-Western United States

By Overholts, L. O.

SKU# 18817

$ 35.00

Pp. 3-98; 8 full page plates (all black-and-white photos).  One-quarter brown cloth over tan boards (original front printed wrapper pasted on the front board), lg 8vo.  Washington University Studies, series IV, volume III, part I, number 1.  The Polyporaceae are a family of poroid fungi belonging to the Basidiomycota.  The flesh of their fruit bodies varies from soft (as in the case of the dryad's saddle illustrated) to very tough.  Most members of this family have their hymenium (fertile layer) in vertical pores on the underside of the caps, but some of them have gills (e.g. Panus) or gill-like structures (from Wiki).  From the research collection of B. B. Kauouse with his signature on the front board.  Also included is an offprint entitled “Mycological Notes for 1920.” from the Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club vol. 49, pp. 163-173 (1922).  This offprint, in original wrappers, is laid in at the front.

Publisher Washington University
Publisher Place St Louis, MO
Date Published 1915
Date Published Estimated No
Edition First edition
Number of Volumes 1
Reprint No
Condition Very good
Condition Description A very good copy with some marginal pencil annotations and underlines.
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