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From issue:   Issue:   British Wildlife 04.4 April 1993

The Fundamental Importance of Fungi in Woodlands

By - Alan D M Rayner

Wander into the centre of any busy city and look around. Immediate impressions are of a superstructure of buildings, roads, bridges, shopping centres and walkways vibrant with the activities of human beings and the products of their energy conversions. Despite the hustle and bustle, there is something coherent about these activities, something that links them together into a functional whole, some form of energy-distributing infrastructure.

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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