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The Natural History of the Toronto Region (Paperback) Loot Price: R459 Discovery Miles 4 590
The Natural History of the Toronto Region (Paperback): Books Group
The Natural History of the Toronto Region (Paperback): Books Group

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1913 Excerpt: ...of view taken--has been accumulating in the Herbarium of the University of Toronto, and it is from these that the following partial list is compiled. So far nothing on the Slime-Moulds of Ontario has been published. W. G. Serimgeour, M.A., a graduate student, worked over a considerable mass of material in the University Herbarium, and embodied the results of his labours in a Master's thesis--now on file in the library. The publication of his paper was deferred until a wider area of the Province had been explored. It will doubtless appear in time. Several local collectors have made contributions, and these have been highly valued. Slime moulds are easily gathered and require nothing more than careful handling. For transporting or mailing, the pieces of substratum to which they adhere should be firmly glued or sewn to the bottom of a pasteboard box--nothing more. As the number of bona fide species described from the North Temperate Zone is not more than throo hundred, it is quito within roason to heliove that ono-third of these are representod within easy collooting distanoo of the city. Spocimens of the forms marked with an astorisk were found in High Park. Ceratlomyxaceae, Ooratiomyxa frutioulosa, Maobr. " " var. H.'u, .sm. Lit tor. " " var. porioidos, Listor. Phyiaractat. Madhamia ulricularis, Bork. Didymiaceae. Didymium nigripes, Fries. " squamulosum, Fr. " melanospermum, Macbr. Mucilago spongiosa, Morgan. Stemonitaceae. Stemonitis fusca, Roth. " splendens, Rost. " herbatica, Peck. Comatricha nigra, Schroeter. " typhoides, Rost. " species. Amanrochaetaceae. Brefeldia maxima, Rost. A magnificent specimen nearly eight inches in diameter was found on an oak stump in High Park, October, 1906. Heterodermaceae. C...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: March 2012
First published: March 2012
Authors: Books Group
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 4mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 78
ISBN-13: 978-1-130-26798-3
Barcode: 9781130267983
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-130-26798-9

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