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BIO 523: Field Mycology

Catalog Description:  BIO 523 - FIELD MYCOLOGY
(M-C) Emphasis on field and laboratory techniques used in identifying macro fungi (mushrooms, polypores, stinkhorns, coral fungi, jelly fungi, cup fungi, etc.). Skills involving microscopic preparations and interpretation of cells and tissues, microchemical reactions, and tissue sectioning will be developed. Lecture and laboratory topics will cover morphology, taxonomy, ecology, and economic importance of macro fungi. Project and paper required. Prerequisite: Year of college-level biology. (3 cr. hr.)
Frequency code M = offered in summer; C = offered at least once every two years
Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.

 

Dr. BaroniAdditional Information: This course is frequently taught by Dr. Baroni.