An Introduction to Mycology

Authors:  Dr. K R Aneja – Dr. R S Mehrotra

Publisher: New Age International


Part I: Morphology and Relationships of Fungi:

  • Fungi—Introduction and Classification
  • Historical Roots of Mycology
  • Kingdom: Fungi Phylum Chytridiomycota Class Chytridiomycetes (Zoosporic Fungi)
  • Kingdom: Fungi Phylum Zygomycota Class Zygomycetes
  • Kingdom: Fungi Phylum Zygomycota Class Trichomycetes
  • Kingdom: Fungi Phylum Ascomycota—Introduction
  • Kingdom: Fungi Phylum Ascomycota Class Pneumocystidomycetes
  • Kingdom: Fungi Phylum Ascomycota Class Schizosaccharomycetes
  • Kingdom: Fungi Phylum Ascomycota Class Taphrinomycetes
  • Kingdom: Fungi Phylum Ascomycota Class Saccharomycetes
  • Kingdom: Fungi Phylum Ascomycota Class Euascomycetes
  • Kingdom: Fungi Phylum Basidiomycota—Introduction
  • Kingdom: Fungi Phylum Basidiomycota Class Urediniomycetes
  • Kingdom: Fungi Phylum Basidiomycota Class Ustilaginomycetes
  • Kingdom: Fungi Phylum Basidiomycota Class Basidiomycetes
  • Kingdom: Fungi Anamorphic Fungi (Deuteromycetes)
  • Lichens
  • Kingdom Straminipila/Chromista Phylum Oomycota Class Oomycetes
  • Kingdom: Straminipila Phylum Hyphochytriomycota Class Hyphochytriomycetes
  • Kingdom: Straminipila Phylum Labyrinthulomycota (Net Slime Molds)
  • Kingdom Protozoa Phylum Plasmodiophoromycota (Endoparasitic Slime Molds)
  • Kingdom Protozoa Phylum Dictyosteliomycota (Dictyostelid Cellular Slime Molds)
  • Kingdom Protozoa Phylum Acrasiomycota (Acrasid Cellular Slime Molds)
  • Kingdom Protozoa Phylum Myxomycota (Plasmodial or True Slime Molds)
  • Heterothallism, Heterokaryosis and Parasexual Cycle
  • Fungal Hormones, Physiological Specialization and Phylogeny.

Part II: Ecology and Economic Importance

  • Role of Fungi as Saprotrophs
  • Fungi in Pathological Relationships with other Organisms
  • Industrial and Biotechnological Applications of Fungi

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