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Friday, August 20 • 11:30am - 12:30pm
Lecture: Applications of Native Fungi in Mycoremediation

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This is a mycoremediation tale focusing on native fungi and pollutants. Journey with me through research on new ways to harness fungi to break down pollutants in urban and rural environments. First, we'll explore this approach in the context of factory-polluted sites and then we'll explore new research into using native fungi to mitigate the impacts of wildfire. We delve into the fungi on site, create strategies to play to the strengths of these fungi, and find exciting mycoremediators beyond the white rot fungi!

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Lauren Czaplicki

Science by Design, Boulder CO
Dr. Lauren Czaplicki is an environmental engineer, mycologist, science communicator, and entrepreneur based out of Longmont, CO. She is passionate about finding new ways to use fungi to mitigate our impact on the environment. She takes a DNA-based approach to identifying fungal communities... Read More →


Friday August 20, 2021 11:30am - 12:30pm MDT
Sheridan Opera House 110 N Oak St, Telluride, CO 81435