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Mushrooms, moulds and miracles the strange realm of fungi. by Lucy Kavaler

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Published by Harrap in London, Toronto [etc.] .
Written in English


  • Fungi -- Economic aspects.

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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. [229]-231.

LC ClassificationsQK604 .K3 1967
The Physical Object
Pagination240 p.
Number of Pages240
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5651493M
LC Control Number68090924

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