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Sunday, August 16 • 10:00am - 11:30am
The Future of Fungi - Panel Discussion

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What happens when you ask a group of scientists, writers, food experts and activists about the future of fungi? You have a lively discussion, that's for sure. Our guess is that all of the world's problems will be solved here on stage.

Join for the discussion, and have an opportunity to ask questions of this great group of presenters. 

Speakers
avatar for Fred Barrett

Fred Barrett

Faculty, Instructor, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
Psilocybin, Brains, Mystical Experiences, Challenging Experiences (bad trips)
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Tradd Cotter

Tradd Cotter is a microbiologist, professional mycologist, and organic gardener, who has been tissue culturing, collecting native fungi in the Southeast, and cultivating both commercially and experimentally for more than twenty-two years. In 1996, he founded Mushroom Mountain, which he owns and operates with his wife, Olga, to explore applications for mushrooms in various industries and currently maintains over 200 species of fungi... Read More →
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Giuliana Furci

Giuliana Furci has been devoted mainly to mycology since 1999. Her inescapable vocation to study Chile's fungi has taken her to travel the country looking for them in different environments and ecosystems. In 2007 she published "Fungi Austral - Field Guide to the Outstanding Fungi of Chile", and later in 2013 “Fungi of Chile, the Field Guide” which is currently the only book on Chilean Fungi with pictures of the species in... Read More →
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Sue Van Hook

Sue Van Hook is a mycologist, naturalist, teacher and healer.  She has been studying the taxonomy and ecology of fungi for the past 40 years, having begun her coursework in the Pacific Northwest where the mushroom season lasts 9 months of the year.  She completed her undergraduate and graduate degrees in botany and mycology at Humboldt State University under the tutelage of Dr. David L. Largent, an authority on pink-spored... Read More →
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Gary Lincoff

Gary Lincoff teaches mushroom identification and plant science courses year-round at the New York Botanical Garden. Gary attends as many forays and gives as many lectures as his teaching schedule permits. Each weekend of the year that he's home (NYC), even over winter, he is conducting a mushroom survey in the parks of New York City with the New York Mycological Society. Much of what they are doing is available on his... Read More →
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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 →
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Lawrence Millman

Author-mycologist-Arctic explorer-raconteur Lawrence Millman has written 16 books, including such titles as Last Places, Hiking to Siberia, Lost in the Arctic, The Wrong Handed Man, and Lost in the Arctic. His mycological books include Fascinating Fungi of New England, the first ever guidebook to New England fungi,and Giant Polypores & Stoned Reindeer, a group of essays about his travels in search of rare, unusual, or entheogenic fungi. One... Read More →


Sunday August 16, 2015 10:00am - 11:30am
Sheridan Opera House 110 N Oak St, Telluride, CO 81435

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