Fungi play an incredibly important role in all terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems. They aid decomposition and nutrient cycling, help to create and stabilise soils, form relationships with plant roots that are essential for the survival of plants, and provide habitat and a food resource for a multitude of other organisms.
A guide to the common fungi of coastal New South Wales is designed to be used by people of all ages to identify fungi in the field. It also contains some great information on what fungi are, why they're so important, and where to find them.
Table of contents:
- What are fungi?
- Leathers and polypores
- Tooth fungi
- Coral fungi
- Jelly fungi
- Puffballs and birds nest fungi
- Slime moulds
- Author reference list
Published in 2016, A guide to the common fungi of coastal New South Wales is 151 pages and contains full colour quality images.
Author: Skye Moore and Pam O'Sullivan
ISBN: 9781742569444 | 151 pages | A4
Catalogue number: B962
Publisher: NSW Department of Primary Industries | 2016