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From issue:   Issue:   British Wildlife 11.6 August 2000

British tooth-fungi and their conservation

By - Peter Marren, Gordon Dickson

Glance at the list of fungi in the Biodiversity Action Plan and you will see that one group has been singled out above all. These are the tooth-fungi. What are tooth-fungi, and why are they so important? The tooth-fungi are not necessarily a closely related group. They share 'teeth' in the same way as dolphins and herrings share a fin - the teeth have evolved on unrelated species because it happened to suit their particular lifestyles.

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"British Wildlife is the pulsating heart of the UK nature conservation movement."

Matthew Oates, National Trust

"The most important and informative publication on wildlife of our times"

Michael McCarthy, The Independent

"Packed with readable, thoughtful, up to date articles; written by ecologists and naturalists for ecologists and naturalists"

Nick Baker, Presenter and Naturalist