“The Fungus Among Us, a Study of the Interactions Between Humans and Fungi.”

Course #208

Wednesdays, April 6-27, 4pm-6pm, Iron County Courthouse, Hurley, WI

Objectives:  Students should come away from the class with a greater understanding of the often overlooked Kingdom of Fungi.  They will get a look at how fungi plays a role in human culture, health, food and industry.

Course structure:  TBD.

Requirements: TBD.

Instructor: Darrin Kimbler.  Darrin is the Iron County UW Extension Horticulture Assistant.  He grew up in rural Kentucky.  He majored in Botany and Forest Ecology at UW-Madison.  Darrin has done research in Forest Pathology and Forest Eco-Physiology.  He has a passion for learning about the how the different components of the natural world interact to develop complex systems. Darrin currently lives in Ironwood Township, Michigan with his wife Eve on their farm raising produce, Icelandic sheep and heritage pigs.

Course fee: $30  (note, $5 discount if registration is postmarked by March 23)