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May 6th, 2015
"Mushrooms and Convergent Evolution"
MCG is once again honored to host the internationally renowned mycologist Gary Lincoff as May's featured speaker. Gary has written or co-written numerous books and articles, including the Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Mushrooms. He has led mushroom study tours to about 30 countries in the Americas, Africa, Asia, New Zealand-Australia, etc, including 4 tours to the Amazon in '84 and '85. He was the consultant on, and appears in, "Know Your Mushrooms," a documentary about mushrooms made by Ron Mann. Gary has been teaching at the New York Botanical Garden since '76 and continues to teach there about 3 days a week. He is a co-founder of the Telluride Mushroom Festival, and has appeared on numerous TV programs and radio shows.
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MCG features monthly meetings each year between February and November on a variety of fungi-related topics. To view some of our previous meetings go HERE.
DID YOU KNOW...
Mushrooms have religious importance in many cultures, including the North American Indians. The Blackfoot Indians believed puffballs were stars that fell to Earth.
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