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 book also reviews the myxomycete.
Table of Contents
Fungi from Brassicas as substrates. Fungi from monuments. Ubiquitous occurrence of thermophilic moulds. Aquatic Hyphomycetes in Brazilian tropical urban waters. Distribution of myxomycetes among the microhabitats available for these organisms in tropical forests. Coprophilous fungi—A Review and Selected Bibliography. Fungi from Fossilized Substrates. Wood-Inhabiting Fungi. Fungi from rice plant. Fungal Pathogen of Soybean [Glycine max (L.) Merrill] Occurring in India. Fungi in and on dairy products. Fungi Associated with Animal Diseases in India. Fungi from Substrates in Marine Environment. Diversity of micro-fungi in streams affected by coal mine drainage of Jaintia Hills Meghalaya. Fungi associated with AIDS patients.
J. K. Misra, Jalpa P. Tewari, Sunil Kumar Deshmukh, Csaba Vágvölgyi