FUNGI


1 - Edible and Poisonous Mushrooms
http://www.conservation.state.mo.us/nathis/flora/mushroom/mushroom.html
The safest edible mushrooms are gound in the produce department of supermarkets. This site contains important information about the characteristics of edible and poisonous fungi.
 

2 - Mycology Resources
http://muse.bio.cornell.edu/~fungi/welcome.html
The fungi influence all aspects of our lives. This site links to the various aspects of mycology.
 

3 - The Earth's Digestive System
http://www.aa.net/~reo/basics.html
The major role of fungi as decomposers is coupled with the structure of fungi in this site.
 

4 - What are yeasts?
http://genome-www.stanford.edu/Saccharomyces/VL-what_are_yeast.html
The role of yeasts, as medical, economic and environmental components, is discussed.
 

5 - Welcome to Mushroom Heaven!
http://www.aa.net/~reo/mushroom.html
An enjoyable rendition of the mushroom lovers world - collecting, identifying, eating and appreciating.
 

6 - Wayne's World of the Amazing Kingdom Fungi
http://daphne.palomar.edu/wayne/ww0504.htm
Wayne provides links to the interesting world of fungi.
 

7 - Introduction to the Fungi
http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/fungi/fungi.html
This site provides information about the classification, structure and environmental importance of the fungi.
 

8 - Morphology of Fungi
http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/fungi/fungimm.html
The external structure of fungi is outlined at this site.
 

9 - Fungi
http://phylogeny.arizona.edu/tree/eukaryotes/fungi/fungi.html#TOC1
This introductory site provides information about fossil records, evolution and distribution of the fungal representatives.
 

10 - Natural Perspective: The Fungus Kingdom
http://www.perspective.com/nature/fungi/index.html
The natural perspective provides a window into the environment of the fungal kingdom.
 

11 - Fungi Cladogram
http://phylogeny.arizona.edu/tree/eukaryotes/fungi/fungi.html
Follow the evolutionary travels of fungi through cladogram avenues.
 

12 - Irish Potato Famine
http://www.keil.ukans.edu/~fungi/fteach.html
The impact potato late blight had made a lasting impact on Irish culture. Many Irish-Americans can trace their linage to fungal devastation of the potato crop in 1845.
 

13 - Soil Fungi: The World's Largest Fungi?
http://daphne.palomar.edu/Wayne/ww0504.htm#soil
Most tree species require a fungal association for normal growth. This mutualistic relationship significantly extends the absorptive capacity of infected roots - mycorrhizae.
 

14 - Harmful and Beneficial Fungi
http://daphne.palomar.edu/Wayne/ww0504.htm#Harmful
The good and bad fungi are disscussed at this site. Nutrient cycling and diseases are included.
 

15 - Plant Pathology
http://www.helsinki.fi/kmus/botany.html#pathol
Plant Pathology is devoted to understanding the disease process. This site includes links containing information about the development of diseases.


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