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Amy Honan – The state of fungi in Colorado

Amy Honan - The state of fungi in Colorado


April 10, 2023    
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm


Sturm Auditorium - Denver Botanic Gardens
1085 York St, Denver, CO, 80206

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Topic: The state of fungi in Colorado

Who: Amy Honan

Where: Sturm Auditorium, Denver Botanic Gardens

When:  MONDAY April 10th:  7:00PM -9:00PM

In this talk, we will take a tour of the ecology of Colorado. We will explore the various habitats of Colorado, the current health of these habitats, and the fungi that inhabit these ecosystems. We will discuss current research on Colorado fungi and what you can do to contribute to our understanding of the fungal diversity in Colorado.

Amy Honan began her foray into fungi at the Telluride Mushroom Festival in the early 1990’s. She earned her Master’s degree studying the fungi of SE Asia under Dr. Dennis Desjardin at San Francisco State University. Her master’s thesis explored the fungal genus Tetrapyrgos. Her doctoral dissertation explored the evolution and ecology of the stalked puffball genus Tulostoma. She currently teaches mycology for Oregon State University and is based in Crested Butte, CO.

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