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Steven A. Trudell
ESRM 490
Seattle Campus

Special Topics

Individual tutorial study of topics or courses under development to address the latest scientific developments in forest resources. Offered: AWSpS.

Class description

This lecture/laboratory course will focus on the mushroom-forming fungi in Pacific Northwest forests. Lecture topics will include basics of fungal biology, diversity of forest fungi, and the essential ecosystem roles they play. Labs will be devoted to fundamentals of classification, hands-on study and identification of mushrooms, and preparation of permanent herbarium specimens. Attendance at one 1-day weekend fieldtrip will be required.

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The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by Debra Teresa Salas-Haynes
Date: 05/12/2008