Fungal Biology in the Origin and Emergence of Life

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The rhythm of life on Earth includes several strong themes contributed by Kingdom Fungi. So why are fungi ignored when theorists ponder the origin of life? Casting aside common theories that life originated in an oceanic primeval soup, in a deep, hot place, or even a warm little pond, this is a mycological perspective on the emergence of life on Earth. The author traces the crucial role played by the first biofilms - products of aerosols, storms, volcanic plumes and rainout from a turbulent atmosphere - which formed in ...

Fungal Biology in the Origin and Emergence of Life 2013, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9781107652774

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