Spalted Wood: The History Science and Art of a Unique Material
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For the first time, the history of spalted wood wood coloration caused by fungi is detailed in a comprehensive resource covering the science, the history, and the applications of spalting. Featuring 870 photos and photomicrographs, this resource goes back 700 years to the beginning of written records of spalting, and follows its evolution from closely guarded guild secret to scientific curiosity to a mainstream art form. 288 pp.