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Osis, Martin [1], Berbee, Mary [2].

Fungus foray to Elk Island National Park.

Destination: Elk Island National Park Habitat includes open grasslands, upland aspen forest, marshes, and bogs with scattered spruce. Expect to find dung fungi! Originally established as a federal reserve for elk, Elk Island now serves as protected habitat for plains bison, wood bison, deer and moose as well as elk. For park information, see . Requirements & Expected conditions: Bring a hat, sun screen, insect repellant, hiking shoes or boots, and rain gear. A box lunch, water and snacks will be provided. Travel: The bus will leave from the Convention Centre at 8:30 A.M. and return by 4 P.M.- Sunday July 26, 2015. Driving time is approximately 1 hr each way.


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1 - Alberta Mycological Society, P.O. Box 1921, Standard Life Building, 10405 Jasper Avenue, Edmonton , Alberta, T5J 3S2, Canada
2 - University of British Columbia, Department of Botany, 6270 University Blvd, Vancouver, BC, V6T1Z4, CA

Keywords:
fungus
collecting
field trip
mycology
mushroom
biodiversity
bison.

Presentation Type: Activities:Field Trips
Session: FT10
Location: Hall D Foyer/The Shaw Conference Centre
Date: Sunday, July 26th, 2015
Time: 8:00 AM
Number: FT10001
Abstract ID:62
Candidate for Awards:None


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