內容簡介 奇妙的真菌真菌是什麼？從酵母、黴菌、地衣，到熟知的菇類，都是真菌類，你認識的菇有哪些呢？刺蝟蘑菇、乳菇菌、猴頭菇…等；真菌在哪裡？森林的地面幾乎都有它的蹤跡，空中也有，甚至真菌也會寄住在生物裡。真菌，自成一個王國，他們是好幫手，會分解物質，是讓塑料分解的環保戰士，有的菌甚至能分解腸道中的食物；真菌也是動植物生病的兇手，堪稱農業界新冠疫情的香蕉枯萎病，便是真菌造成。不過，有的真菌，卻能拿來當藥，很奇妙吧。目前已知的真菌有150萬種。在這本書中，讀者可以認識更多神奇的真菌。Their beautiful mushrooms come in all colours, shapes, and sizes. Fungal stories include the greening of the Earth, when fungi helped plants first grow on land, and the mass destruction of crops through fungal disease. From the villains of the upcoming bananageddon to plastic-eating eco-warriors, there are over 1.5 million known fungus species, and a huge, unknown number of unnamed "dark" types. Some are even found inside animals - helpful fungi break down food in animal guts, but others take over their hosts' bodies.Inside the pages of this children's science and nature book, you'll discover exactly what fungi are and more!- Wonderfully detailed illustrations and photographs of fungal species- Surprise pull-out tabs packed with fun facts- Introduction to the science of fungi through engaging topics and thoughtful layoutsThis book of fabulous fungi will intrigue and amaze young readers, and open their eyes to the fungi thriving all around them.Embark on a magical tour of the forest floor and discover one of the most fascinating living organisms on this planet - fungi.
作者介紹 Wenjia Tang Wenjia Tang was born in China, and moved to the US when she was 15. She graduated from MICA (Maryland Institute College of Art) in 2017 and now lives in New York. She describes herself as an animal lover, and her previous work includes creating all the artwork for the educational app Mammals, and illustrating the books Up & Down (Viction-Viction) and Under Your Feet (DK). Wenjia's artistic style is influenced by printmaking.