*Paid Class* - Exploring the Fungal World

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Saturday, September 30th, 2023
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UW Fox Cities Campus, 1478 Midway Rd, Menasha, WI, 54952 Map

Public Welcome Paid Event Program/Speaker Presentation

Instructor: Dr. Jim Perry 

Format: In person 

Date/Time: Saturday, Sept 30th, 10am-3pm (1 hour lunch - bring your own) 

Location: UWO - Fox Cities Campus 

Elective (4 hours) 

The diversity and beauty of fungi are astounding, with some forms obvious to the casual observer and others not. Likely the single largest living organism alive today is a fungus. Come explore and marvel at a few of the 1.5 million species that occupy the mycological fancy. This mind’s-on, hand’s-on short course is designed to acquaint you with this diversity and provide an appreciation of the critical ecological role fungi play in the native plant community. You’ll gain insight into the hidden world of mycorrhizae, the threads that serve as critical nutritional conduits and communication pathways between plants. When we’re finished, your walks in the wood and fields will have a whole new perspective.

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