Bionet news item - advanced mycology seminars

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Mon Feb 9 03:52:27 EST 2004

We would welcome bringing the following advanced seminar to the attention
of your listserv members. Thank you for considering this request. Please
confirm by return e-mail that it is appropriate for us to send you
announcements like this from time to time. A 2003 announcement was reviewed
and approved for posting by Erika.Kothe at Best wishes/Mit
freundlichen Grüssen ... Joerg-Henner Lotze, Director

The 2004 advanced and professional mycology seminars at the Humboldt
Institute on the coast of eastern Maine!

Introduction to the Myxomycetes	   	                   July 25-31
Emphases -  how to collect, study, and develop understanding of biology,
taxonomy, ecology, and global distribution patterns of myxomycetes (=
plasmodial slime molds); fruiting bodies, life cycle, evolutionary
affinities; when, where, and how to find myxomycetes.
Dr. Steven L. Stephenson - Prof., U. Arkansas, Fayetteville; research on
distribution and ecology of terrestrial myxomycetes on 6 continents; author
Myxomycetes: A Handbook of Slime Molds.

Biology of Fungi				          August 22 - 28
Emphases - advanced skills in identification, microscopic examination, and
study of fungi in specialized habitats; in-depth studies in field and lab;
systematics, roles of fungi in ecosystem dynamics, importance of detailed
field studies; individual or group projects (advanced inquiries welcome).
Dr. Donald H. Pfister - Prof., Harvard U. and Dir., Farlow
Library/Herbarium of Cryptogamic Botany; research on systematics,
phylogeny, and biology of a group of Ascomycota, the Discomycetes.

A wide variety of other advanced and professional seminars are also being

For more information, please contact
Humboldt Institute, PO Box 9, Steuben, ME 04680-0009.
207-546-2821. Fax 207-546-3042.
E-mail - mailto:office at
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