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DiConsilgio, J. (2008). There’s a Fungus Among Us!: True Stories of Killer Molds (24/7 Science Behind the Scenes). New York: Franklin Watts, an imprint of Scholastic Inc.
This book is geared towards children, but includes some great references for professional organizations and web sites.

Hudler, G. W. (1998). Magical Mushrooms, Mischievous Molds: The Remarkable Story of the Fungus Kingdom and its Impact on Human Affairs. Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press.
An entertaining read about fungus.

Jennings, D. H. & Lysek, G. (1999). Fungal Biology: Understanding the Fungal Lifestyle. New York: Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
A more scientific approach to the structure and life cycle of fungi.

Stamets, P. (2005). Mycelium Running: How Mushrooms Can Help Save the World. Berkeley, California: Ten Speed Press.
This fascinating read gives another angle to the world of fungi.


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