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Common Interior Alaska Cryptogams

Fungi, Lichenicolous Fungi, Lichenized Fungi, Slime Molds, Mosses, and Liverworts

by Laursen, Gary

Seppelt, Rodney

240 pages, 338 color figures, 113 b&w figures 6 x 9

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Price: $28.95


With Common Interior Alaska Cryptogams, Gary A. Laursen and Rodney Seppelt offer the first field guide to cryptogams of the Denali National Park and Preserve. Useful to both lay and professional investigators, this fully illustrated compendium covers mushroom fungi, lichenized fungi, lichenicolous fungi, slime molds, mosses, and liverworts. This field guide to commonly seen cryptogams will provide a basis for understanding their vast diversity of taxa, speciation, edibility, relative abundance, and utility, as well as the ecological roles played by these organisms. With its detailed illustrations, photos, and glossary, this book guides the lay person in finding and identifying the best of Alaska's mushrooms.

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