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Author Dighton, John, author

Title Fungi in ecosystem processes / John Dighton
Edition Second edition
Published Boca Raton, FL : CRC Press/Taylor & Francis Group, [2016]
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Description 1 online resource
Series Mycology series ; volume 31
Mycology series ; v. 31
Contents Chapter 1. Introduction -- chapter 2. Making nutrients available for primary production -- chapter 3. Role of fungi in promoting primary production -- chapter 4. Role of fungi in reducing primary production -- chapter 5. Fungi and secondary productivity -- chapter 6. Fungi as animal pathogens : negative impacts on faunal productivity -- chapter 7. Fungal interactions with pollutants and climate change -- chapter 8. Fungi in the built environment
Summary This new edition of Fungi in Ecosystem Processes continues the unique approach of examining the roles of fungi from the perspective of ecosystem functions. It explores how fungi have adapted to survive within particular constraints, how they help to maintain homeostasis in ecosystems, how they facilitate resistance to perturbations, and how they influence the communities of other organisms
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed April 6, 2016)
Subject Fungi -- Ecology
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1482249065 (electronic bk.)
9781482249064 (electronic bk.)
(hbk. ; alk. paper)