BIOL 752 (01) - New England Mushrooms: a Field and Lab Exploration

New England Mushrooms

Durham   Life Sciences & Agriculture :: Biology
Credits: 4.0
Term: Fall 2022 - Full Term (08/29/2022 - 12/12/2022)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   9  
CRN: 14806
Special Fees: $125.00
This is a hands-on field, lab and lecture course in the identification, classification, life histories, and ecology of mushrooms and other macrofungi. Lectures focus on macrofungal ecology and systematics. Laboratory instruction emphasizes morphological, microscopic, and molecular identification techniques, plus the use of smart-phone field note recording and on-line resources. Several field trips are required in addition to the weekly laboratory. Previous experience with fungi is not required. Grades are based on a collection, a project, and presentations.
Registration Approval Required. Contact Instructor or Academic Department for permission then register through Webcat.
Prerequisite(s): ( (BIOL 411 or BIOL 411H or BIOL 413) or (BIOL 412 or BIOL 412H or BIOL 414) ) or BIOL 409
Equivalent(s): BOT 752, PBIO 752
Instructors: Christopher Neefus

Times & Locations

Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/29/2022 12/12/2022 M 9:10am - 12:00pm SLS 181
8/29/2022 12/12/2022 W 9:10am - 12:00pm SLS 278