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Fungi in the ancient world

Frank M. Dugan

Fungi in the ancient world

how mushrooms, mildews, molds, and yeast shaped the early civilizations of Europe, the Mediterranean, and the Near East

by Frank M. Dugan

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Published by APS Press in St, Paul, Minn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fungi -- Europe.,
  • Fungi -- Mediterranean Region.,
  • Fungi -- Middle East.,
  • Civilization, Ancient -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 111-136) and index.

    StatementFrank Matthews Dugan.
    ContributionsAmerican Phytopathological Society.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQK603 .D865 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 140 p. :
    Number of Pages140
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18866693M
    ISBN 100890543615
    ISBN 109780890543610
    LC Control Number2007941859

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Fungi in the ancient world included edible, poisonous and psychoactive mushrooms, potent yeasts for brewing and baking, and pathogens of plants, humans and animals.

Fungi and their impacts were recorded in art, literature, folklore, and myth.5/5(2). About this book. Fungi in the Ancient World is a comprehensive review on the impact of fungi in helping to shape ancient civilizations. Mushrooms, mildews, molds, and yeast had a surprisingly profound impact on: diet, custom, politics, religion; human, animal, plant health; art, folklore, and the beginnings of science.

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APS Press – The American Phytopathological Society, St. Paul, Minne- sota, U.S.A. ISBN As indicated in the “Preface” (p. The Book of Fungi: A Life-Size Guide to Six Hundred Species from around the World Hardcover – Ap by Peter Roberts (Author) › Visit Amazon's Peter Roberts Page.

Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author Cited by: 3. The Fungi are an ancient and diverse group of eukaryotic microoganisms.

Molecular experiments suggest that the common ancestor of the fungi lived in the Precambrian. The earliest fungi were probably aquatic species whose zoospores propelled themselves through water using single flagella.

In ancient times fungi were used a great deal fo r their supposed curative properties, but, in the Western World at least, such use declined until intere st revived in the potentia l applications. Shop for Books on Google Play.

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O.P. Sharma. Tata McGraw-Hill Education, - Fungi - pages. 7 Reviews.4/5(7). Paul is the author of six books (including Mycelium Running: How Mushrooms Can Help Save The World, Growing Gourmet and Medicinal Mushrooms, and Psilocybin Mushrooms of the World), he has discovered and named numerous new species of psilocybin mushrooms, and is the founder and owner of Fungi Perfecti, LLC, makers of the Host Defense Mushrooms () supplement.

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Book chapter Full text access Fungi are fundamental to the health and success of almost every ecosystem in the world today, and they certainly played equally important roles in ancient ecosystems. “If certain bacteria, fungi, or algae inch across something made of copper, they absorb copper atoms, which disrupt their metabolism (human cells are unaffected).

The microbes choke. The Kingdom of Fungi: The Biology of Mushrooms, Molds, and Lichens. Timber Press, Portland, OR, Timber Press, Portland, OR, Stewart, terraBrie, The Fungus Files, An Educator s Guide to the Fungi, K-6 (Second Edition), Friends of the Environment Foundation, Alberta National Plant Council, Nature Alberta, Canada, Fungi in the Ancient World: How Mushrooms, Mildews, Molds, and Yeast Shaped the Early Civilizations of Europe, the Mediterranean, and the Near East.

Author Frank Dugan is a Research Plant Pathologist with the USDA-ARS at Washington State University. Fungi Perfecti® is a family-owned, environmentally friendly company specializing in using mushrooms to improve the health of the planet and its people.

Founded by mycologist and author Paul Stamets inwe are leaders in a new wave of technologies harnessing the inherent power of mushrooms and mycelium worldwide. A text book of mycology and plant pathology. The following pages represent in a much extended form the lectures and laboratory exercises given by the author before his botanic classes at the University of Pennsylvania, and before public audiences else- where, especially, Farmers' Institutes with which he has had three years' experience as a lecturer in Pennsylvania.

The Book of Fungi: A Life-Size Guide to Six Hundred Species From Around the World. Chicago London: The University of Chicago Press. ISBN Dictionaries and glossaries. These are books that define some of the technical jargon used within the field of mycology.

Ainsworth, G. Ainsworth & Bisby's Dictionary of the Fungi. “The ancient organism boasted trunks up to 24 feet (8 meters) high and as wide as three feet (one meter),” said National Geographic in With the help of a fossil dug up in Saudi Arabia scientists finally figured out what the giant creature was: a : Colin Schultz.

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Start studying Fungi Chapter Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Watch The Kingdom: How Fungi Made Our World plus our full library of documentary features and series. CuriosityStream is home to thousands of award-winning documentaries.Here’s the blurb for the book: When we think of fungi, we probably think of mushrooms.

But mushrooms are only fruiting bodies, analogous to apples on a tree. Most fungi live out of sight, yet make up a massively diverse kingdom of organisms that support and sustain nearly all living systems. There are at le known species of fungi in the world, and scientists think that there are at least million species total.

For a time, fungi befuddled taxonomists (the scientists who drop everything into groups). First placed with the plants, fungi have since been given their own “kingdom” to rule.