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Thursday, August 13 • 11:30am - 12:30pm
Mycorrhizal Mushrooms are Remediators

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Decomposing fungi tend to receive the greatest attention in mycoremedaition for their powerful digestive abilities. But did you know that soil-dwelling mycorrhizal fungi can degrade many toxic chemicals as well? Did you know that mycorrhizae can adapt to contaminated soils and help protect the plants that they associate in these harsh environments? In this presentation, Peter will cover the numerous ways that mycorrhizae influence intact and disturbed ecosystems and how you can identify, cultivate, and remediate with these keystone species.

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Peter McCoy

Peter McCoy is a founder of Radical Mycology, a grassroots organization and movement that teaches the means to easily work with mushrooms and other fungi for personal, societal, and ecological resilience. For the last 8 years, Radical Mycology has provided free resources and held internationally attended conferences that share the science of mycology and art mushroom cultivation in a way that is open-source, practical, and relevant in the context... Read More →

Thursday August 13, 2015 11:30am - 12:30pm
Elks Lodge 472 W Pacific Ave, Telluride, CO 81435

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