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Fungi and human affairs

  • C. T. Ingold
  • H. J. Hudson

Abstract

Apart from the attack by so many parasitic species on our principal food plants, especially cereals and potatoes, fungi have a profound influence on human affairs. A few are themselves interesting foods; many are of considerable medical significance, and some produce intoxicants. There are even a few that, through their hallucinogenic properties, may have played a part in the origins of religious experience.

Keywords

Rice Straw Invasive Aspergillosis Human Affair Barley Grain Ambient Carbon Dioxide 
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Copyright information

© C.T. Ingold and H.J. Hudson 1993

Authors and Affiliations

  • C. T. Ingold
    • 1
  • H. J. Hudson
    • 2
  1. 1.Birkbeck CollegeUniversity of LondonUK
  2. 2.Cambridge UniversityUK

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