Meetings for 2012-2013

Monday, October 15, 2012 7:45 p.m.

Speaker: Jennifer MacDonald

Presentation: Wood Rot Fungi - The Resupinate Tricholomatacae

Description: Jennifer is a PhD candidate at the University of Toronto. Her area of expertise is the Resupinateae, a tribe of fungi in the Tricholomataceae that are resupinate. This is a group of wood-rot fungi that provide an interesting study in how an organism can simplify its morphology to best suit its environment. Come to this meeting. Find out why you should turn over logs and find out what resupinate means.


Monday, November 19, 2012 7:45 p.m.

Speaker: Anna Sienicka, MST member.

Presentation: Homeopathic use of Mushrooms

Description: Anna is a Registered Homeopathic Practitioner whose education and training also includes Kinesiology, Health Sciences and Sports Medicine. She has a special interest in health benefits of mushrooms and uses medicinal mushrooms in her professional practice.


Tuesday, February 19, 2013 7:45 p.m.

Speaker: Santiago Sanchez-Ramirez, PhD candidate, University of Toronto


Description: Santiago is in the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and will speak about his work on Amanitas.


Monday, April 22, 2013 7:3 p.m.

Annual General Meeting for 2012-2013

Speaker: Kevin McAuslan, Program Director, MST

Presentation: Mushroom Farming in Punjab, and the Mushrooms of Maui

Description: Kevin will speak to us about his visit to a mushroom farm in Punjab, India and show us photographs of mushrooms seen on his trip to Maui, Hawaii.