Title:Mushrooms of Nepal
Author:Mahesh Kumar Adhikari
Subject:Natural History / Wildlife
Remarks:Colour and B&W Photographs and Index.
Size:140 x 215 mm
This book is an effort to throw light on the results of investigations done on Nepalese tropical to alpine mushroom flora in a compact form. Only the macroscopic fungi have been included keeping in view that all mushrooms are fungi but not all fungi are mushrooms.
Mr. Mahesh Kumar ADHIKARI was born in a village (Kudawa Ramchandra) of Gaur, Rautahat, Narayani zone. He was a school teacher in Shanti Nikunja Vidhyala, Marutol, Kath.
Adhikari did M. Sc. in Botany in first division (1973) from Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu and diploma in French language from FCC, Kathmandu.
He was appointed as Asstt.Lecturer in Botany in R. R. Campus, Janakpur, Tribhuvan University, in 1973 / 74. He left this job and joined HMG service in 1974, where he was appointed as Assistant Scientific Officer (Project In charge) to different Herbal farms of Department of Plant Resources, HMG. In 1988 he was promoted to Scientific Officer (sectional head of Cryptogams) Godavary. In May.1997, he was assigned as Act. Project Coordinator, Nepal Flora Implementation Project, Since 1999 to 2006 he became the Chief (Senior Research Officer) of National Herbarium and Plant Laboratories at Godavary. At present he is Joint Secretory (Gatz. 1st class) at Department of Plant Resources, Thathali, Kathmandu, Nepal.