EEB331H1: Introduction to the Fungi

Hours: 
24L/36P

Topics include fungal systematics, morphology, physiology, and ecology. The roles of fungi in the environment and their importance to man. A weekend field trip explores the natural occurrence of fungi. Labs introduce the techniques used for morphological and molecular identification, and for isolation in pure culture. Students use fungal cultures to conduct an independent experimental research project. (Lab Materials Fee: $25).

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Recommended Preparation: 
Distribution Requirements: 
Science
Breadth Requirements: 
Living Things and Their Environment (4)