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Mushrooms and other types of fungi will be a focus in Trip 5.
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Trip 5 Topics & Resources

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Biology Topics

  • FUNGI
  • NON-FLOWERING PLANTS
  • Mosses
  • Liverworts
  • Coniferous Forests/Temperate Rainforest
    • Pinyon Pine
    • Ponderosa Pine
    • Western Oak
    • Redwood
    • Tanoak/Laurel
    • Western White Pine
    • California Mixed Conifer
    • Hemlock/Sitka Spruce
    • Douglas Fir
    • Fir/Spruce/Mountain Hemlock
    • Alder/Maple
    • Other Western Softwoods
    • Western Larch
  • Biological Succession (Mt. St. Helens)
  • Introduction to Anaerobic Respiration (Alcoholic Fermentation via Beer, Lactic Acid Fermentation via muscles and discussion of Henneguya salminicola)
ORGANISMS:
  • Mycetozoa � Slime Molds
  • Oomycetes � Water Molds
  • Microsporidia
  • Glomeromycota
  • Chytridiomycota � Allomyces
  • Zygomycota � Black Bread Mold (Rhizopus)
  • Saccharomycetes � Yeast
  • Leotiomycetes � Earth Tongues
  • Sordariomycetes � Flask Fungi
  • Pezizomycetes � Morels, Truffles, Cup Fungi
  • Urediniomycetes � Rusts
  • Ustilaginomycetes � Bunts, Corn Smut (Ustilago)
  • Heterobasidiomycetes � Jelly Fungi, Ear Fungus
  • Agaricales � Gill Mushrooms
  • Cantharellales � Chanterelles, Teeth Fungi
  • Boletales � Boletes
  • Aphyllophorales � Turkey Tail, Polypores
  • Stereales � Crust and Parchment Fungi
  • Thelephorales � Scaly Tooth
  • Geastrales � Earthstars
  • Lycoperdales � Puffballs
  • Tulostomatales � Stalked Puffballs
  • Nidulariales � Bird�s Nest Fungus
  • Phallales � Stinkhorns
  • Hymenogastrales � False Truffles
  • Bryopsida � Mosses
  • Myxozoa - Henneguya salminicola, parasite that causes "milky flesh" in salmon, does not need oxygen to live (Scientists discover the first-known animal that doesn�t need oxygen to survive)
  • Salmon

Human Effects on the Environment and Our Own Health

  • Need for The Endangered Species Act (Spotted Owl)
  • Value of Biodiversity


 

 
Trip Menu
  1. Greater Yellowstone
  2. Southeast
  3. Northeast
  4. Four Corners
  5. Northwest
    1. Agate Fossil Beds
    2. Fossil Butte
    3. Hagerman Fossil Beds
    4. John Day Fossil Beds
    5. Oregon Beer Festival
    6. Olympic National Park
    7. Mt. St. Helens
    8. Crater Lake
    9. Redwood National and State Parks
    • Trip 5 Topics
  6. Heartland
  7. California
  8. Great Lakes
  9. Southwest
  10. Mid-Atlantic
  11. Alaska
  12. Hawaii
 

Trip 5 Map


Alternate Sites:

  • Mount Rainier National Park
  • Woodland Park Zoo, Seattle
  • Humboldt State University Natural History Museum
Other Points of Interest:
  • Bonneville Salt Flats
  • Oregon Trail

  • Flickr Gallery for the Oregon Trail
  • The Oregon Trail: A New American Journey. Rinker Buck. 2015 [book]


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