October 21st Speaker Series Video Available

Anna Bazzicalupo's presentation Benjamin Woo's Russula Herbarium is now available to MST members to watch on the meetings video page.

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Anna was born and grew up in Naples, Italy. She went to university for her undergraduate and master's degrees in Scotland. She then pursued a PhD at the University of British Columbia. After a first postdoc at Montana State University in Bozeman she then returned to UBC for a second postdoc. The work she did for her PhD was on the morphology and biogeography of mushrooms. Her work on the Ben Woo collection has helped understand Russula diversity in the Pacific Northwest.