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Thursday, August 19 • 3:15pm - 4:15pm
Lecture: The Psychro Ward

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In this presentation, Lawrence Millman will discuss northern fungi and, by extension, high altitude fungi. First, he’ll talk about the attitudes of northern Native people toward fungi, then he’ll focus on the cold weather adaptations of certain northern species. For example, he’ll describe how Leccinum species survive in Arctic tundra environments, while those same species might not do well in temperate regions when the temperature dips. He’ll also discuss the possible effects of climate change on tundra and taiga fungi.


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Lawrence Millman

Mycologist-ethnographer-writer Lawrence Millman is the author of 17 books, including such titles as Last Places, Our Like Will Not Be There Again, An Evening Among Headhunters, Fascinating Fungi of New England, Hiking to Siberia, At the End of the World, and Fungipedia. His mycological... Read More →


Thursday August 19, 2021 3:15pm - 4:15pm MDT
Transfer Warehouse 201 S Fir St, Telluride, CO 81435