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Mushroom Maynia: May 11, 2013

The Burke Museum, Daniel E. Stuntz Memorial Foundation and the Puget Sound Mycological Society will be hosting the 6th annual Mushroom Maynia Day at the Burke Museum of the University of Washington on Saturday, May 11, 2013. This is a family oriented event to raise awarness of the fungi in our lives and world.

Mycology is intimately connected to the studies of forestry, botany, ecology, medicine, and the culinary arts. It is the goal of The Daniel E. Stuntz Memorial Foundation and PSMS to keep these connections alive by supporting the study of fungal systematics and the natural science of mushrooms.

Mushroom Maynia! is made possible by the Daniel E. Stuntz Memorial Foundation and the volunteers of the Puget Sound Mycological Society. Many thanks to the Peg and Rick Young Foundation for their support of this unique event.

Past Research presentations:

Lorelei Norvel: Biology and Taxonomy of Phaeocollybia in the Pacific Northwest.
Katie Glew: Diversity and Distribution of Washington State Alpine Lichens.

Past Lectures:

Paul Stamets: Solutions from Underground: How Mushrooms Can Heal the Planet, May, 2013. Co-sponsored by the Stuntz Foundation and the Burke Museum of Natural History. Paul Stamets, founder of Fungi Perfecti, and author of numerous books including Mycelium Running: How Mushrooms Can Help Save the World.

The 1998 lecturer was Dr. Dennis Desjardin, Professor of Biology at San Francisco State University and Curator of the Harry D. Thiers Herbarium, who spoke on "Fungal Diversity in the Tropics."

Fourth Annual Daniel E. Stuntz Memorial Lecture sponsored by the Stuntz Foundation in cooperation with the Puget Sound Mycology Society at the Museum of History and Industry, Seattle on Monday October 20, 1997.

BioGeographic Relationships between the Mushroom Flora of China and of North America, Dr. Gregory Mueller, Chairman, Dept. of Botany, Associate Curator of Mycology, The Field Museum, Chicago, IL

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