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In introducing this volume the authors use two quotations from Samuel Johnson: "Dictionaries are like watches, the worst is better than none, and the best cannot be expected to go quite true," and "Every other author may aspire to praise; the lexicographer can only hope to escape reproach." Both of these quotations are most appropriate to this book. As the title implies, it is little more than a glossary, albeit a complete and carefully prepared one. As such it has but limited usefulness. It is certainly not a book that every student and practitioner will want to have in his
A Glossary of Mycology.. Ann Intern Med. ;75:658–659. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-75-4-658_3
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1971;75(4):658-659.
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