The 5th Kingdom
(Introduction to Mycology)

In this course you will be learning about the fundamental role fungi play in our everyday lives, from keeping our plants healthy to taking the edge off mom and dad in the evening. We will explore how fungi are used in food processing, some of the ethnobotany behind this mysterious kingdom, and look at their fundamental structures to better understand why perhaps these life forms made life on earth possible. It will be Science focused, but with practical experiments to demonstrate the application of fungi to the world around us.