OEB 54: Biology of the Fungi

Semester: 

Spring

Offered: 

2019

Course ID: 148250

Professor:  Donald H. Pfister

Course Notes:   Fall 2019.  Tuesday, Thursday, 1:30–2:45 PM and a weekly laboratory

Course Description:

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:  There is a weekly laboratory and at least one weekend field trip and several afternoon field trips are required (dates to be announced).

Prerequisite: Life Sciences 1a and 1b or permission of instructor.