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Myxomycetes: A Handbook of Slime Molds

By Steven L. Stephenson and Henry Stempen

This book identifies all the species one is likely to encounter, with extensive information on their structural features, distribution, and ecological associations. Superbly illustrated, including keys, it is an introduction to their biology as well as a field guide.

About the authors

Steven L. Stephenson

Steven L. Stephenson is a research professor at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville, where he served as director of a worldwide project to document the distribution of all the slime molds and their relatives. He has studied fungi and slime molds on six continents.

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Henry Stempen

The late Henry Stempen was Professor Emeritus at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey. The watercolors he painted for Myxomycetes have been donated by his widow to the Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation, Carnegie Mellon University, which featured some of them in its 8th International Exhibition of Botanical Art & Illustration.

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