RAMSBOTTOM (John).— EDIBLE FUNGI. Penguin Books. London. (1948). 45-III págs + estampas. E.

“When man first experimented with the fruits of the earth to find what should be for meat it is unlikely that he disregarded fungi. It is strange, therefor, that there is no reference to them in the Bible except to blights, moulds and leprosy of a house which is doubtless dry rot. But edible and poisonous species were well known to the Bsbylonians, Greecks and Romans and there are numerous references to them in classical writings: They are also mentioned in Egyptin hieroglyphics and figured on ancient monuments (...)”.

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