Fungi and their allies / Meredith Blackwell and Joseph W. Spatafora -- Preparation, preservation, and use of fungal specimens in herbaria / Qiuxin (Florence) Wu, Barbara M. Thiers, and Donald H. Pfister -- Preservation and distribution of fungal cultures / Karen K. Nakasone, Stephen W. Peterson, and Shung-Chang Jong -- Electronic information resources / David F. Farr and Ellen R. Farr -- Fungal biodiversity patterns / John C. Zak and Michael R. Willig -- Molecular methods for discriminating taxa, monitoring species, and assessing fungal diversity / Russell J. Rodriguez [and others] --Fungi on living plant substrata, including fruits / Brenda E. Callan and Lori M. Carris -- Terrestrial and lignicolous macrofungi / D. Jean Lodge [and others] -- Lichenized fungi / Susan Will-Wolf [and others] -- Sequestrate fungi / Michael A. Castellano, James M. Trappe, and Daniel L. Luoma -- Microfungi on wood and plant debris / Paul F. Cannon and Brian C. Sutton -- Endophytic fungi / Jeffrey K. Stone, Jon D. Polishook, and James F. White, Jr. -- Saprobic soil fungi / Gerald F. Bills [and others] -- Fungi in stressful environments / John C. Zak and Howard G. Wildman -- Mutualistic arbuscular endomycorrhizal fungi / Joseph B. Morton [and others] -- Yeasts / Cletus P. Kurtzman and Jack W. Fell -- Fungicolous fungi / Walter Gams, Paul Diederich, and Kadri Päoldmaa. Insect- and other arthropod-associated fungi / Richard K. Benjamin [and others] -- Fungal parasites and predators of rotifers, nematodes, and other invertebrates / George L. Barron -- Fungi associated with vertebrates / Richard C. Summerbell -- Coprophilous fungi / John C. Krug, Gerald L. Benny, and Harold W. Keller -- Anaerobic zoosporic fungi associated with animals / Daniel A. Wubah -- Fungi in freshwater habitats / Carol A. Shearer, Deborah M. Langsam, and Joyce E. Longcore -- Marine and estuarine mycelial Eumycota and Oomycota / Jan Kohlmeyer, Brigitte Volkmann-Kohlmeyer, and Steven Y. Newell -- Mycetozoans / Frederick W. Spiegel [and others] -- Fungi associated with aquatic animals / Thomas G. Rand -- Appendix I. Moist chambers for the development of fungi / John C. Krug -- Appendix II. Formulae for selected materials used to isolate and study fungi and fungal allies / compiled by Gerald F. Bills and Mercedes S. Foster -- Appendix III. Institutions with significant collections of fungi or fungal allies and fungus-related websites / compiled by Fiona A. Wilkinson and Mercedes S. Foster -- Appendix IV. Vendors -- Glossary / Frank M. Dugan. "This illustrated work is intended for anyone studying fungi in nature: mycologists, naturalists, land managers, ecologists, and amateur scientists."--BOOK JACKET.