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Join us for a FREE afternoon of virtual fungal fun via Zoom! We’ll start with a quick review of Mushroom 101 and then take a deep dive into fungal interactions with plants and animals with our guest experts on insect pathogens (zombie ants!) and the lovable lichen you can find in your own backyard!

FALAFEL logoIn partnership with the Florida Academic Lichen and Fungi Enthusiasts League, hear from University of Florida scientists and experts from all over the country about the marvelous world of mushrooms.

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Speakers:

person with mushroomMatthew E. Smith – Associate Professor, UF Dept. Of Plant Pathology and curator of the UF Fungal Herbarium
person smilingLaurel Kaminsky – Florida Museum Lepidoptera Digitization Manager
João Araújo – Postdoctoral Researcher, UF School of Forest Resources and Conservation

Organizer

Name: Chelsea Collison, Florida Museum

Phone: 352-273-2062

Email: ccollison@flmnh.ufl.edu

Venue

Florida Museum of Natural History

3215 Hull Road
Gainesville, FL 32611

Phone: 352-846-2000

Website: www.floridamuseum.ufl.edu/visit

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