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By Lynne Boddy, Juliet Frankland, Pieter van West

The breadth and intensity of realizing of many parts pertaining to basidiomycetes has incresed dramatically because the most well known book of Frankland et al., Decomposer Basidiomycetes: their Biology and Ecology. New vistas have unfolded with the arrival of strong computing, modelling and molecular methods aiding to vastly elevate the final figuring out of the ecology of basidiomycetes. this can be tantamount to knowing the function of fungi in normal ecosystems considering they're significant brokers of decomposition and nutrient biking. those remarcable advances were included into this quantity that discusses all points of saprotrophic basidiomycete ecology.

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Introduction 2. 4 Enzymes Degrading Pectic Compounds, Starch and Chitin 3. 3 Biopolymer-Degrading Enzymes in Ectomycorrhizal Fungi 4. Conclusions and Future Perspectives in the Enzymology of Decomposer Basidiomycetes Acknowledgements References 30 30 33 34 35 35 36 Decomposer fungi utilize dead organic matter that is mainly composed of cell wall polysaccharides and other biopolymers. These include cell wall polymers of plant origin (cellulose, hemicelluloses, lignin, pectin), cell wall polysaccharides of fungi (chitin) and nutrient reserve polysaccharide (starch) as well as proteins.

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