May 19, 2022  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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BIOL 443 - Mycology

The biology, morphology, and economic importance of the major groups of fungi including the slime molds. Three hours lecture and four hours laboratory per week.

Prerequisite: BIOL 183.

Credits: (5)

Learner Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Utilize appropriate techniques for the isolation and laboratory culture of fungi including all appropriate safety measures.
  • Design, carry out, and analyze and evaluate data from a research project on the biology, growth, or genetics of the fungi (or fungus like protists).
  • Utilize appropriate terminology to describe the morphology, anatomy, and ecology of major fungal and pseudofungal groups.
  • Identify members of the major groups of fungi and pseudofungi and describe their characteristics and ecological importance.
  • Contrast the traditional classification system with the modern phylogenetic outline of the fungi and pseudofungi.
  • Evaluate factors which influence the growth, metabolism, and ecology of the fungi and pseudofungi.
  • Describe the economic importance of various fungi and pseudofungi.

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Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
Spring Locations: Ellensburg

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