August Meeting WHAT DO STINKHORNS AND LECCINUM HAVE INCOMMON?
Speaker: Dr. Michael Kuo
Meeting: August 10th (Friday) 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
(Lumping on the one hand, and splitting on the other: the trials and tribulations of DNA-based taxonomy. We’re splitting boletes but lumping stinkies.)
Bio: Dr. Michael Kuo is coauthor of “Rocky Mountain Mushrooms by Habitat” with Cathy Cripps and Vera Evenson and “Mushrooms of the Midwest.” He is the principal developer of the website MushroomExpert.com. Other books he has authored are “100 Edible Mushrooms,” “Morels,” and “100 Cool Mushrooms.” He is a professor of English at Eastern Illinois University. Many of us know Dr. Kuo as one of our most popular lecturers and fair identifiers. He will be the guest identifier at our August 12 fair this year.