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Saturday, August 15 • 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Oh look, I have an Amanita, what do I do now?

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Topics to be discussed in this presentation include the examination of some interactions of humans and Amanitas from a historical perspective, including the exploration of the supposition “Was Ötzi , the ice-man, killed because he was poaching on someone’s Amanita muscaria patch?”; comments on the ecstasy and agony that can result from the consumption of certain Amanitas; finding the best answer to the often asked question, “Oh look, I have found an Amanita – what do I do now?” and lastly an attempt at answering the question “Will Amanitas be here for my children and grandchildren?”   

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Jay Justice

Jay Justice is a retired epidemiologist who has studied the macrofungi that can be found in the Southern and Southeastern regions of the US for over 35 years.   He is a co-founder and scientific advisor for the Arkansas Mycological Society (1982) and a scientific advisor to the Cumberland Mycological Society as well as a chief mycologist for the Missouri Mycological Society. He has recently participated in... Read More →

Saturday August 15, 2015 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Sheridan Opera House 110 N Oak St, Telluride, CO 81435

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