Meetings for 2014-2015

Monday, October 20, 2014 7:45 p.m.

Speaker: Dr. Jean-Marc Moncalvo, PhD, University of Toronto, Canada

Presentation: The Mushrooms of Borneo


Monday, November 17, 2014 7:45 p.m.

Speaker: Dr. R. Greg Thorn, PhD, Western University, Canada

Presentation: Foray for Research: 'Amateur' Contributions to Research in Mycology


Monday, February 9, 2015 7:45pm

Speaker: Jan Thornhill
Presentation: The Big World of Tiny Ascomycetes

Jan Thornhill is a writer, photographer, amateur mycologist, and prolific blogger. While her books aim to make nature accessible to young audiences, her blog Weird and Wonderful Wild Mushrooms frequently features small and easily overlooked rarities. Her work is also frequently featured in the Mycelium.


Monday, March 16, 2015 7:45pm

Speaker: Bruno Pretto, Mycosource Inc.
Presentation: Mushroom Cultivation on Hardwood Logs

Mycosource specializes in spawn production for the cultivation of shiitake and oyster mushrooms on hardwood logs. They endeavor to act as an educational enterprise for the dissemination of products and information about mushrooms and mushroom cultivation as part of a diversified and sustainable forest ecosystem.


Monday, April 27, 2015 7:45pm

Annual General Meeting

Speaker: Pat Burchell
Presentation: MST Contributions to Citizen Science

Pat Burchell is the chair of the MST Education Committee, and will report on MST contributions to the Ontario BioBlitz Program and a new booklet, Mushrooms of Toronto, which will appear as part of the City of Toronto Biodiversity Series.


Updated Mar. 27th 2015