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Identification of Macrofungi

  • NON-RESIDENT: £270

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This is a training course on the identification of macrofungi using scientific identification procedures aided by keys and microscopy. By the end of the weekend participants should be able to place fungi into correct major groups and identify many common fungi to at least genus level. This course is part of the University Certificate in Biological Recording run by Manchester Metropolitan University.

Irene Ridge is an Honorary Reader in biology with the Open University and a member of the British Mycological Society. She is an experienced teacher and foray leader. 


This course is part of the Biological Recording programmes run jointly with Manchester Metropolitan University (MMU). There is assessment of learning on the course through, for example, identification tests, producing survey reports or field journals, working through keys and other various pieces of work.

Credits from these assessments contribute towards the University Certificate in Biological Recording and Species Identification and the MSc Biological Recording. To gain University Credits you must register in advance.

To do this, please contact the Division of Biology and Conservation Ecology, Manchester Metropolitan University (Shrewsbury Office),The Gateway, Shrewsbury, Shropshire SY1 1NB Telephone: 01743 355137 E-mail: [email protected] For more information about the course please visit the MMU website: http://www.sste.mmu.ac.uk/recording/ The course is also suitable for non-credit students.

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