Sep 16, 2019  
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BIOL 445 - Field Mycology


Description:
Stresses taxonomy, morphology, and ecology of mushrooms and related forms with emphasis on Northwest flora. Offered fall quarter only.

Prerequisites:
Prerequisite: BIOL 183.

Credits: (5)

Learner Outcomes, Activities and Assessments

Learner Outcome

Activity (optional)

Assessment

Utilize appropriate techinques for the field collection, preservation, and herbarium deposition of macrofungi.

 

Collection, class research report.

Utilize taxonomic resources to identify fungi representing the major groups of macrofungi.

 

Collection, class research project report, lab practicals.

Utilize appropriate terminology to describe the morphology, anatomy, and ecology of macrofungi.

 

Exams, collection, class research project report, lab practicals.

Design, carry out, analyze and evlauate a research project on the biodiversity or ecology of the macrofungi.

 

Exams, class research project report.

Identify the major groups of macrofungi and describe their characteristics and ecological importance.

 

Exams, class research project report, lab practicals.

Contrast the traditional classification system with the modern phylogenetic outline of the macrofungi.

 

Exams, lab practicals.





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