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6SAS 30 syllabus Fal - Science and Society 30 Mushroom Molds and Society Date Topic 1 September 24 Introduction to class and science but not fungi

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Unformatted text preview: Science and Society 30 Mushroom, Molds and Society # Date Topic 1 September 24 Introduction to class and science but not fungi 2 September 27 Introduction to fungi 3 September 29 Fungal biology and mushrooms 4 October 1 Fungi as decomposers - they prefer natural foods 5 October 4 Wood rotting fungi/ Fungal symbioses: commensal and mutualistic relationships/ Quiz 6 October 6 Mycorrhizae 7 October 8 Lichens 8 October 11 Associations with animals (Margaret Swisher) / first writing assignment due 9 October 13 People and mushrooms - cultural perspectives October 15 Midterm I 10 October 18 Poisonous mushrooms 11 October 20 Poisonous mushrooms 12 October 22 Collecting wild mushrooms 13 October 25 Cultivation of edible mushrooms (Cassandra Swett) / Quiz 14 October 27 Traditional and spiritual uses of fungi 15 October 29 Hallucinogenic mushrooms 16 November 1 Use of fungi in fermentation and baking 17 November 3 Beer (Charles Bamforth, Food Science & Technology) 18 November 5 Fungal ripened cheese / Ergot November 8 Midterm II #...
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This note was uploaded on 11/30/2011 for the course SAS 30 taught by Professor Wilhelm during the Fall '08 term at UC Davis.

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6SAS 30 syllabus Fal - Science and Society 30 Mushroom Molds and Society Date Topic 1 September 24 Introduction to class and science but not fungi

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