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Spring 2022 Myco-Consortium Zoom Talks

From February to June 2022, the Mycological Society of Toronto participanted in a Myco-Consortium for shared Zoom talks. There were 14 clubs ranging from Eastern Pennsylvania up to Newfoundland and south as far as Washington DC. The founding clubs of the consortium were New York, New Jersey and Boston.

Most talks were recorded, and video links are below for members who are signed in.


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Date: Friday February 18, 2022, 7pm ET
Presenter: Tom Horton
Topic: Mycocentric view of the wood wide web

DateFriday February 25, 2022, 7pm ET
Presenter: Noah Siegel
Topic: The Bankeraceae

Date: Sunday March 6, 2022, 1pm ET
Presenter: Machiel Noordeloos
Topic: Monitoring and studying the diversity of higher fungi in primary sand dunes along the Dutch Atlantic Coast

DateFriday March 18, 2022, 7pm ET
Presenter: Susan Hopkins
Topic: Dye Fungi

DateFriday March 25, 2022, 7pm ET
Presenter: Richard W. Kerrigan
Topic: Agaricus of North America

There is no recording for this talk

DateFriday April 1, 2022, 7pm ET
Presenter: James Scott
Topic: On the Trail of Whiskey Fungus

DateFriday April 8, 2022, 7pm ET
Presenter: William Padilla-Brown
Topic: Cordyceps

Date: April 15, 2022
Presenter: Greg Marley
Topic: Mushroom poisonings

Date: April 22, 2022
Presenter: Michael Warnock
Topic: Indoor Fungi

Date: April 29, 2022
Presenter: Joao Araujo
Topic: The Biology Behind the Zombie Ant Fungi

Date: May 3, 2022
Presenter: Kurt Miller
Topic: Diversity of Tropical Fungi in Puerto Rico

Date: May 6, 2022
Presenter: Cathie Aime
Topic: Illuminating the Dark Fungi

Date: May 13, 2022
Presenter: Sigrid Jacob
Topic: An Introduction to DNA Sequencing

Date:June 10, 2022
Presenter: Jacob Kalichman
Topic: Mushroom Forms, or: Macro-macromorphology

Date: June 12, 2022 - 2:00pm
Presenter: Henry Beker
Topic: The Hebeloma Project: Database to Website and Development of an AI Species Identifier

Date: June 17, 2022
Presenter: Sarah DeLong-Duhon
Topic: Rediscovering Common Species Using Molecular Biology: Stereum ostrea and Its Forgotten Cousins

Date: June 19, 2022 11am ET
Presenter: Leif Ryvarden
Topic: A Life Among Polypores