Pre IMC Workshop on Northern Thailand Mushroom Diversity

Venue: Mushroom Research Centre, Chiang Mai, Thailand

When: 28th July – 3rd August 2014 (prior to IMC-10)

Organizer: Dr. Else C. Vellinga, Department of Plant and Microbial Biology, University of California, Berkeley, California, USA.

Mushrooms are highly diverse and play key functional roles in tropical ecosystems. They are taxonomically, morphologically, and ecologically diverse, most beautiful and interesting. Tropical forests are thought to be the most evolved ecosystems characterized by high fungal biodiversity, but a major portion of these biological resources are yet to be documented. Join us for a forays, hands-on workshop, and interactive dialogue exploring the world of northern Thailand mushrooms.

The workshop will include:

  • Field excursions to collect mushrooms
  • Examination and description of specimens in laboratory
  • “Hands on” techniques for study of mushrooms
  • Some lectures and offered talks on mushrooms

In addition, a visit to: Doi Suthep temple, Chiang Mai Zoo, and/or Mae Sa Elephant camp will be provided
Accommodation and all food provided by MRC (except when in the field)

Full workshop fee – 25,000 Baht (800 USD).Price includes pickup from Chiang Mai airport, accommodation(shared room), food, collecting trips and laboratory use.

Note: A 10,000 baht deposit is required to secure a place. Please transfer to MRF (email mrcthailand@gmail.com for details) to secure your place

Application deadline – 1 May 2014

Only 15 participants will be accepted on a first-come-first-serve basis!
With fewer than 10 participants the workshop will be canceled.

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