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Friday, August 17 • 1:00pm - 2:00pm
The Changing Shape of Mushrooms

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Field guides group mushrooms by forms—agarics are in one section, polypores in another, and so on—but molecular phylogenies show that there have been rampant shifts in morphology through evolution. In this talk, Dr. Hibbett will present selected examples of lineages where there have been dramatic shifts in morphology. He will also ask if there are any general evolutionary trends discernible, or if all this change is random?

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David Hibbett

David Hibbett is a biology professor at Clark University in Worcester, Massachusetts. He received his PhD from Duke University and did postdoctoral research at the Tottori Mycological Institute in Japan, and at Harvard University. David has broad interests in evolutionary biology... Read More →

Friday August 17, 2018 1:00pm - 2:00pm PDT
Sheridan Opera House 110 N Oak St, Telluride, CO 81435