BIOL 852 (01) - New England Mushrooms: a Field and Lab Exploration

New England Mushrooms

Durham   Life Sciences & Agriculture :: Biology
Credits: 4.0
Term: Fall 2024 - Full Term (08/26/2024 - 12/09/2024)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   1  
CRN: 13152
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. Intro course in Biology or Plant Biology, recommended.
Equivalent(s): PBIO 852
Cross listed with : BIOL 752.01
Instructors: Christopher Neefus

Times & Locations

Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/26/2024 12/9/2024 M 9:10am - 12:00pm SLS 181
8/26/2024 12/9/2024 W 9:10am - 12:00pm SLS 181