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"This superb book does for fungi what Audubon did for birds and Freud for the psyche," wrote the "New Haven Register." "Time Magazine" called it "Fascinating" in a lead review. The little-known kingdom of fungi is revealed as never before or since-from the potato blight to the hallucinogenic mushroom, the bread mold that produced penicillin and the prized truffle. "Mushroo ...more
Paperback, 324 pages
Published March 30th 2007 by iUniverse (first published October 1st 1966)
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Tami
Apr 15, 2008 Tami rated it it was amazing
I'm really glad I decided to pick up a copy of Mushrooms, Molds, and Miracles and start reading. It lead me into a world that I hadn't really though much about. I now have much more respect for fungi.

Who knew that fungi had such effects on our daily world? Yes, I love adding mushrooms to my homemade spaghetti sauce, I am aware that penicillin comes from bread mold, and being of Irish descent I know that the Great Hunger (the Irish Potato Famine) was caused by blight. However, as I drink my wine
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Aug 16, 2010 Joan rated it really liked it
This book was first published in 1966. It had really interesting facts about this Kingdom. I know it's science but it was interesting and I will use some of the information in my classroom
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