Advances in science and community engagement are positively impacting fungal conservation

Greg Mueller is Chief Scientist Emeritus at the Chicago Botanic Garden. His research focuses on the evolution, ecology, and conservation of fungi, especially mushrooms. He currently is primarily focused on international fungal conservation efforts, chairing both the IUCN SSC Fungal Conservation Committee and the Specialist Group on mushrooms, brackets and puffballs and with a colleague coordinates the Global Fungal Red List Initiative. Greg has carried out fieldwork throughout the world, with a focus on the Americas, China, and Australasia. He has authored six books/book-length volumes and more than 100 peer reviewed journal articles. He is a past president of the Mycological Society of America and was recently named a Distinguished Mycologist by the Society. He is a research associate at Field Museum and has adjunct appointments at the University of Chicago, Northwestern University, and Southern Illinois University, Carbondale.

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Event Details

Event Date 09-15-2023 4:00 pm
Capacity 35
Registered 12
Vacancies still available 23
Fee per person Free
Speaker Greg Mueller
Attendance Members only at in-person event
Registration? Required only for in-person event
Contact Person Stephanie Keil (see contact link in description above)
Location (clickable) Bayer Center at Missouri Botanical Garden
Sponsoring Chapter St Louis

Venue Information - Bayer Center at Missouri Botanical Garden

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