An introductory guide to the study of moulds (fungi) by David Malloch, University of Toronto. Includes discussions of mould classification, methods of study, importance to humans, and identification. Picture and text keys are provided for many of the most common fungi found in soil, indoor environments, outdoor air, food, etc. Individual genera of moulds are described and illustrated.

CONTENTS:

  1. INTRODUCTION

  2. WHAT MOULDS ARE

  3. CLASSIFICATION

  4. WHERE MOULDS ARE FOUND

  5. HOW MOULDS CAN BE ISOLATED

  6. HOW MOULDS ARE GROWN

  7. PREVENTION AND TREATMENT OF CONTAMINATION

  8. MOULDS UNDER THE MICROSCOPE

  9. IDENTIFICATION OF MOULDS

  10. BIBLIOGRAPHY

  11. USEFUL LINKS



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David Malloch, Department of Botany, University of Toronto, 1997

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