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  • Basic Illustrated Edible and Medicinal Mushroomsby Jim Meuninck

    Falcon Guides 2015; US$ 11.99

    For a generation, the Basic Illustrated series has been as much a part of the outdoors experience as backpacks and hiking boots. Information-packed tools for the novice or handy references for the veteran, these volumes distill years of knowledge into affordable and portable books. Whether you?re planning a trip or thumbing for facts in... more...

  • The Biology and Ecology of Giant Kelp Forestsby David R. Schiel; Michael S. Foster

    University of California Press 2015; US$ 75.00

    The largest seaweed, giant kelp ( Macrocystis ) is the fastest growing and most prolific of all plants found on earth. Growing from the seafloor and extending along the ocean surface in lush canopies, giant kelp provides an extensive vertical habitat in a largely two-dimensional seascape. It is the foundation for one of the most species-rich, productive,... more...

  • Handbook of Marine Microalgaeby Se-Kwon Kim

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 150.00

    Handbook of Microalgae: Biotechnology Advances offers complete coverage of marine microalgae, including biology, production techniques, biotechnological applications, economic perspectives of applications, and environmental effects of marine microalgae blooms. With contributions from world experts, Handbook of Microalgae: Biotechnology Advances... more...

  • Phycotoxinsby Luis M. Botana; Amparo Alfonso

    Wiley 2015; US$ 247.50

    Phycotoxins are a diverse group of poisonous substances produced by certain seaweed and algae in marine and fresh waters and are important to the scientific community for many reasons, the most obvious being that they pose food safety issues which requires a large investment to regularly monitor the presence of these compounds in foods. Phycotoxins:... more...

  • Marine Algae Extractsby Se-Kwon Kim; Katarzyna Chojnacka

    Wiley 2015; US$ 470.00

    Designed as the primary reference for the biotechnological use of macroalgae, this comprehensive handbook covers the entire value chain from the cultivation of algal biomass to harvesting and processing it, to product extraction and formulation. In addition to covering a wide range of product classes, from polysaccharides to terpenes and from enyzmes... more...

  • Freshwater Algaeby Edward G. Bellinger; David C. Sigee

    Wiley 2015; US$ 107.50

    This is the second edition of Freshwater Algae ; the popular guide to temperate freshwater algae. This book uniquely combines practical information on sampling and experimental techniques with an explanation of basic algal taxonomy plus a key to identify the more frequently-occurring organisms.  Fully revised,  it describes major bioindicator species... more...

  • Mushrooms of West Virginia and the Central Appalachiansby William C. Roody

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    With its dense forests and plentiful rainfall, West Virginia and the rest of the Central Appalachian region is an almost perfect habitat for hundreds of varieties of wild mushrooms. For the mushroom hunter, this vast bounty provides sheer delight and considerable challenge, for every outdoor excursion offers the chance of finding a mushroom not previously... more...

  • Fungi From Different Substratesby J. K. Misra; Jalpa P. Tewari; Sunil Kumar Deshmukh; Csaba Vágvölgyi

    CRC Press 2014; US$ 162.95

    The book is comprised of more than a dozen chapters on fungi from different substrates including fossilized leaves. It discusses association of fungi occurring on important plants, some animals, and saprophytic substrates. Besides the taxonomic information, some ecological aspects like distribution and substrate/host preferences are discussed. The... more...

  • Marine Algaeby Leonel Pereira; Joao Magalhaes Neto

    CRC Press 2014; US$ 162.95

    This book is divided into three thematic areas. The first covers a revision of the taxonomy of algae, based on the algae portal, as well as the general aspects of biology and the methodologies used in this branch of marine biology. The second subject area focuses on the use of algae in environmental assessment, with an intensive implementation in... more...

  • Systematics and Evolutionby

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2014; US$ 269.00

    This volume includes treatments of systematics and related topics for both fungi and fungus-like organisms in four eukaryotic supergroups, as well as specialized chapters on nomenclature, techniques and evolution. These organisms are of great interest to mycologists, plant pathologists and others, including those interested in the animal parasitic... more...