Myco-Consortium talk March 7: Noah Siegel

As part of the MST's membership in the Myco-Consortium series of Zoom talks, MST members are invited to join the presentation on Tuesday, March 7th at 8pm ET:

Under Pressure: Evolution Oddities in the Fungal World

A talk by Noah Siegel
Tuesday March 7th, 8pm ET

This lecture will highlight some of the fascinating traits fungi have evolved due to environmental pressures, and the strive to get ahead in the fungal world.

About Noah Siegel

Noah’s field mycology skills are extensive – he has spent over three decades seeking, photographing, identifying, and furthering his knowledge about all aspects of macrofungi. He has hunted for mushrooms throughout the United States and Canada, as well as on multiple expeditions to New Zealand and Australia and Cameroon. He is one of the premier mushroom photographers in the nation, having won numerous awards from the North American Mycological Association (NAMA) photography contest. His technique and attention to detail are unrivaled, arising from a philosophy of maximizing utility for identification purposes while maintaining a high degree of aesthetic appeal. His photographs have appeared on the covers and have been featured in articles of multiple issues of FUNGI Magazine, the primary mushroom enthusiast magazines in the United States, numerous mushroom books, as well as many club publications. He authored, along with Christian Schwarz, Mushrooms of the Redwood Coast, a comprehensive guide for the northern California coast, and A field Guide to the Rare Fungi of California's National Forests. He is currently working on Mushrooms of Cascadia; a reference guide for Pacific Northwest fungi. Noah travels and lectures extensively across America, following the mushrooms from coast to coast, and everywhere in between..

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