Most of the non-photosynthesizing plants we once called saprophytes, under the assumption that they lived directly on decaying matter, are now known to depend on fungal partnerships.
Instructor: Andy MacKinnon, MSc, DSc. Andy, whose graduate research was in mycology, is the co-author of six guidebooks to BC plants. He recently retired from a 30-year career as a forest ecologist with the BC Forest Service.
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