Course Notes: Spring 2016 & Fall 2016. Tuesday, Thursday, 1–2:30 PM and a weekly laboratory
This course explores the fascinating diversity of the kingdom fungi, including evolution, ecology and morphology. All of the major groups of fungi, from smuts to molds, will be included. Students use a variety of techniques to learn about these organisms and their activities.
Course Notes: Monday, Wednesday, 10–11:30 AM and a weekly laboratory on Thursday afternoons.
Before there was scientific study of plants, before plants were formally named, and long before the importance of plants in ecosystems was understood, humans used plants – some to eat or to avoid, some to be used for making study and water proof dwellings, others for clothing and fire,