List of contributors; Preface; 1. A century of British mycology John Webster; 2. My involvement with aquatic hyphomycetes C. T. Ingold; 3. Advances in tropical mycology initiated by British mycologists D. N. Pegler; 4. The amateur contribution within the Society Roy Watling; 5. The hypha: unifying thread of the fungal kingdom Salomon Bartnicki-Garcia; 6. Conidiogenesis, classification and correlation B. C. Sutton; 7. The flagellated fungal spore Melvin S. Fuller; 8. Interconnectedness and individualism in fungal mycelia Alan D. M. Rayner; 9. Fungal secondary metabolism: regulation and functions Arnold L. Demain; 10. The nature and extent of mutualism in the mycorrhizal symbiosis D. J. Read; 11. Lichens and the environment M. R. D. Seaward; 12. Recording and mapping fungi D. W. Minter; Index.
Centenary commemoration of British Mycological Society looking at past, present and future of fungal research.
'The book succeeds in its aim of forming a permanent record of achievements in mycology in Britain and overseas over the last 100 years, and in setting the scene for the next 100.' Graham Gooday, SGM Quarterly '... most enjoyable and valuable.' Colin Tudge, Biologist '... a valuable addition to every mycological library.' M. Repcak, Thaiszia Journal of Botany