august, 2022

12aug7:00 pm9:00 pmNoah Siegel - Mushrooms of the Pacific Northwest

Event Details

Mushrooms of the Pacific Northwest:
The Cascadian bio-region is known for it’s lush conifer forests, which host a great diversity of fungi. We will highlight some of the fascinating mushrooms; from giant boletes to minuscule Mycena that call the Pacific Northwest home, as well as expound on recent work from the region.
Speaker Bio:
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 Cascaida; 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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Meeting ID: 853 2065 9843
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(Friday) 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm


Sturm Family Auditorium

1085 York St.

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