Fungi by Jenny E. Tesar

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Published by Blackbirch Press in Woodbridge, Conn .

Written in English

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About the Edition

A close-up look at the world of non-green plants that don"t need light to survive.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 61) and index.

Book details

Statementby Jenny Tesar ; with illustrations by Susan Johnston Carlson ; introduction by John Behler
SeriesOur living world
ContributionsCarlson, Susan Johnston
LC ClassificationsQK603.5 .T47 1994
The Physical Object
Pagination64 p. :
Number of Pages64
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24746591M
ISBN 101567110444
ISBN 109781567110449
LC Control Number93044542

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