This beginner fungi identification course will introduce you to spore printing as an aid to identifying fungi to genus using a variety of keys.

This course will introduce you to the world of spore printing and its potential to reveal diagnostic features that will help you identify fungi to genus using a range of written, digital and online keys. You will also touch upon fungi classification and macro characters, building your fungi identification skills in the presence of your expert tutor.



Tutor: Chris Knowles

Chris Knowles is both an ecologist and a consultant field mycologist, carrying out fungus surveys for a variety of clients. He is also an active member of his local fungus group and the recorder for Edinburgh & Lothians.

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