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A dictionary of the fungi

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Published by Imperial Mycological Institute in Kew, Surrey .
Written in English


  • Fungi,
  • Dictionaries,
  • Micologia,
  • Dictionary,
  • English

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Edition Notes

Statementby G. C. Ainsworth and G. R. Bisby
ContributionsBisby, Guy Richard, 1889-1958
LC ClassificationsQK603 .A5
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 431 p.
Number of Pages431
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26639710M

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