The Resource Biodiversity of fungi : inventory and monitoring methods, [edited by] Gregory M. Mueller, Gerald F. Bills, Mercedes S. Foster

Biodiversity of fungi : inventory and monitoring methods, [edited by] Gregory M. Mueller, Gerald F. Bills, Mercedes S. Foster

Label
Biodiversity of fungi : inventory and monitoring methods
Title
Biodiversity of fungi
Title remainder
inventory and monitoring methods
Statement of responsibility
[edited by] Gregory M. Mueller, Gerald F. Bills, Mercedes S. Foster
Title variation
Fungi
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Biodiversity of Fungi is essential for anyone collecting and/or monitoring any fungi. Fascinating and beautiful, fungi are vital components of nearly all ecosystems and impact human health and our economy in a myriad of ways. Standardized methods for documenting diversity and distribution have been lacking. A wealth of information, especially regrading sampling protocols, compiled by an international team of fungal biologists, make Biodiversity of Fungi an incredible and fundamental resource for the study of organismal biodiversity. Chapters cover everything from what is a fungus, to maintaining and organizing a permanent study collection with associated databases; from protocols for sampling slime molds to insect associated fungi; from fungi growing on and in animals and plants to mushrooms and truffles. The chapters are arranged both ecologically and by sampling method rather than by taxonomic group for ease of use. The information presented here is intended for everyone interested in fungi, anyone who needs tools to study them in nature including naturalists, land managers, ecologists, mycologists, and even citizen scientists and sophiscated amateurs. Covers all groups of fungi - from molds to mushrooms, even slime molds Describes sampling protocols for many groups of fungi Arranged by sampling method and ecology to coincide with users needs Beautifully illustrated to document the range of fungi treated and techniques discussed Natural history data are provided for each group of fungi to enable users to modify suggested protocols to meet their needs
Cataloging source
OPELS
Dewey number
579.5
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QK600.3
LC item number
.B56 2004eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Biodiversity of fungi : inventory and monitoring methods, [edited by] Gregory M. Mueller, Gerald F. Bills, Mercedes S. Foster
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 673-762) and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Fungi and Their Allies -- Preparation, Preservation, and Use of Fungal Specimens in Herbaria -- Preservation and Distribution of Fungal Cultures -- Electronic Information Resources -- Fungal Biodiversity Patterns -- Molecular Methods for Discriminating Taxa, Monitoring Species, and Assessing Fungal Diversity -- Fungi on Living Plant Substrata, Including Fruits -- Terrestrial and Lignicolous Macrofungi -- Lichenized Fungi -- Sequestrate Fungi -- Microfungi on Wood and Plant Debris -- Endophytic Fungi -- Saprobic Soil Fungi -- Fungi in Stressful Environments -- Mutualistic Arbuscular Endomycorrhizal Fungi -- Yeasts -- Fungicolous Fungi -- Insect- and Other Arthropod-Associated Fungi -- Fungal Parasites and Predators of Rotifers, Nematodes, and Other Invertebrates -- Fungi Associated With Vertebrates -- Coprophilous Fungi -- Anaerobic Zoosporic Fungi Associated with Animals -- Fungi in Freshwater Habitats -- Marine and Estuarine Mycelial Eumycota and Oomycota -- Mycetozoans -- Fungi Associated with Aquatic Animals
  • Fungi and their allies / Meredith Blackwell and Joseph W. Spatafora -- Preparation, preservation, and use of fungal specimens in herbaria / Qiuxin (Florence) Wu, Barbara M. Thiers, and Donald H. Pfister -- Preservation and distribution of fungal cultures / Karen K. Nakasone, Stephen W. Peterson, and Shung-Chang Jong -- Electronic information resources / David F. Farr and Ellen R. Farr -- Fungal biodiversity patterns / John C. Zak and Michael R. Willig -- Molecular methods for discriminating taxa, monitoring species, and assessing fungal diversity / Russell J. Rodriguez [and others] --Fungi on living plant substrata, including fruits / Brenda E. Callan and Lori M. Carris -- Terrestrial and lignicolous macrofungi / D. Jean Lodge [and others] -- Lichenized fungi / Susan Will-Wolf [and others] -- Sequestrate fungi / Michael A. Castellano, James M. Trappe, and Daniel L. Luoma -- Microfungi on wood and plant debris / Paul F. Cannon and Brian C. Sutton -- Endophytic fungi / Jeffrey K. Stone, Jon D. Polishook, and James F. White, Jr. -- Saprobic soil fungi / Gerald F. Bills [and others] -- Fungi in stressful environments / John C. Zak and Howard G. Wildman -- Mutualistic arbuscular endomycorrhizal fungi / Joseph B. Morton [and others] -- Yeasts / Cletus P. Kurtzman and Jack W. Fell -- Fungicolous fungi / Walter Gams, Paul Diederich, and Kadri Põldmaa
  • Insect- and other arthropod-associated fungi / Richard K. Benjamin [and others] -- Fungal parasites and predators of rotifers, nematodes, and other invertebrates / George L. Barron -- Fungi associated with vertebrates / Richard C. Summerbell -- Coprophilous fungi / John C. Krug, Gerald L. Benny, and Harold W. Keller -- Anaerobic zoosporic fungi associated with animals / Daniel A. Wubah -- Fungi in freshwater habitats / Carol A. Shearer, Deborah M. Langsam, and Joyce E. Longcore -- Marine and estuarine mycelial Eumycota and Oomycota / Jan Kohlmeyer, Brigitte Volkmann-Kohlmeyer, and Steven Y. Newell -- Mycetozoans / Frederick W. Spiegel [and others] -- Fungi associated with aquatic animals / Thomas G. Rand -- Appendix I. Moist chambers for the development of fungi / John C. Krug -- Appendix II. Formulae for selected materials used to isolate and study fungi and fungal allies / compiled by Gerald F. Bills and Mercedes S. Foster -- Appendix III. Institutions with significant collections of fungi or fungal allies and fungus-related websites / compiled by Fiona A. Wilkinson and Mercedes S. Foster -- Appendix IV. Vendors -- Glossary / Frank M. Dugan
Control code
ocn162129938
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xviii, 777 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780080470269
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
100391:100395
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b22977314
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)162129938
  • pebcs0080470262

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