Book Description: The Illustrated Dictionary of Mycology contains definitions and etymological derivations of over 3,800 mycology terms. This up-to-date reference book enables users to understand the technical terms used in the field of mycology and effectively communicate with colleagues.This beautifully bound hardcover dictionary is easy to use and will be helpful to plant scientists and students at all levels. It features abundant illustrations or photographs inserted near appropriate terms. Each entry is accompanied by a reference to one or more fungi species related to the particular term. A taxonomic outline of the taxa is provided to help those unfamiliar with the grouping of any particular genus. This substantial volume also includes several broader biological terms encountered in mycological literature.