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The Fifth Kingdom - CD-ROM


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  • Model : CD-ROM
  • Origin : Canada

The Fifth Kingdom is a mycology textbook. The book has been adopted by over 40 universities and colleges around the world. Both the book and CD ROM are also popular with amateur and professional mycologists.

Read brief reviews of The Fifth Kingdom   The Fifth Kingdom - CD-ROM combines the full text of The Fifth Kingdom
(25 chapters) with 1400 colour illustrations, animations, and videos. The CD also includes a FREE mushroom identification program.

Find out about fungi - explore The Fifth Kingdom
Table of Contents:
Preface  (not available online)
Introduction: "Learn about Fungi? Who? Me?" 
Chap 1: Kingdoms, Classification and Biodiversity - full text and pictures
Chap 2a: Protozoan "pseudofungi" - the so-called Slime Moulds - pictures
Chap 2b: Simple Fungi - Chytridiomycota, Hyphochytriomycota, Oomycota -  pictures
Chap 3a: Eumycotan Fungi - full text and pictures
Chap 3b: Phylum Zygomycota - Zygomycetes & Trichomycetes - full text and pictures 
Chap 4a: Phylum Dikaryomycota, Ascomycotina - asci, ascomata, anamorphs - full text and pictures 

Chap 4b: Ascomycetes: - Taphrinales to Dothideales - full text and pictures
Chap 5a: Subphylum Basidiomycotina: - Introduction - pictures
Chap 5b: Basidiomycetes: - Exobasidiales to Aphyllophorales - pictures
Chap 5c: Basidiomycetes: Agaricales - Agaricaceae to Strophariaceae - pictures
Chap 5d: Basidiomycetes: - Tricholomataceae to Strobilomycetaceae - pictures
Chap 5e: Basidiomycetes: - Gasteromycetes - Sclerodermatales to Phallales - pictures
Chap 5f: Basidiomycetes: - Tremellales to Ustilaginales - pictures
Chap 6: Yeasts - Polyphyletic Fungi - pictures
Chap 7: Lichens - Dual Organisms - pictures
Chap 8: Spore Dispersal in Fungi - Airborne spores and allergy 
Chap 9: Fungal Physiology 
Chap 10: Fungal Genetics - Mendelian and Molecular 
Chap 11a: Fungal Ecology: - The succession of coprophilous fungi - pictures
Chap 11b: Fungal Ecology: part 2 - Fungi in streams and ponds- pictures 
Chap 11c: Fungal Ecology: part 3 - Fungal succession in decay of pine needles- 
Chap 12: Fungal Plant Pathology in Agriculture and Forestry - pictures 
Chap 13: Fungicides - pictures 
Chap 14: Fungi as Agents of Biocontrol - pictures
Chap 15: Fungi Exploiting Microscopic Animals - pictures
Chap 16: Mutualistic Symbioses between Fungi and Animals - pictures
Chap 17: Mycorrhizas - Mutualistic Plant-Fungus Symbioses - pictures
Chap 18: Fungi as food - Mycophagy - pictures
Chap 19: Fungi in Food Processing - pictures
Chap 20: Food Spoilage by Fungi, and its Prevention - pictures
Chap 21: Mycotoxins in Food and Feed - pictures
Chap 22: Poisonous and Hallucinogenic Fungi - pictures 
Chap 23: Medical Mycology - pictures


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