Bryce has been invited to lecture at universities in Europe, Australasia, Africa and Asia, as well as all over North America, and is in demand by Mycological and Natural History societies as a guest speaker. His text-book, The Fifth Kingdom, which appeared in its third edition in 2001, has been adopted by many universities and colleges in Canada, the United States, the U.K., France, Italy, New Zealand, China, Australia, Botswana, and South Africa. The CD-ROM version, which he has developed over the past several years, now contains 5000 illustrations, animations and video sequences, most in colour, embedded in the constantly updated and extended text. As of summer 2009, it is still the only comprehensive mycological CD-ROM in the world, and is used by many Professors to illustrate their lectures about the fungi.
Bryce is sometimes available to teach custom-designed courses about fungi. Anyone interested in such courses should E-mail him at bryce (at) mycolog.com
Although best known as an authority on fungi, Bryce is a generalist, with a broad spectrum of interests ranging from birds to coral reefs, and he is deeply involved in the environmental movement.
Bryce's research and that of his 25 graduate students has probed many aspects of the fungi -- their systematic relationships, their ecology on land, in the air, and in water, the development of their reproductive structures, the effects of toxic substances on them, their intimate symbiotic associations with plants. All of these topics have also supplied him with teaching material. He has introduced students to the fascinating world of the fungi for 35 years, bringing an exceptionally broad knowledge and a boundless enthusiasm to bear on the subject. His former graduate students can now be found on the faculties of some of the best universities in North America.
Bryce Kendrick believes that if we want an educated public, it is essential to interest children in science. This led to his writing and publishing the inexpensive book, A Young Person's Guide to the Fungi, which has received excellent reviews and should be in every school library. Teachers will find that his other book, The Fifth Kingdom, is a comprehensive, readable and inexpensive reference work on which to base their teaching about the fungi.
He also makes available as teaching aids his comprehensive collection of about 2,000 35 mm colour transparencies, accumulated over 50 years of collecting and travelling. These help teachers to familiarize their students with the fungi, an important Kingdom of fascinating organisms about which most people know very little. The slide listing can be viewed at this web site.
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