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Thursday, August 16 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Mushrooms in the Tree of Life

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Ever since Darwin showed that all organisms are linked by descent in a Great Tree of Life, taxonomists have sought to reconstruct the tree and translate it into taxonomy. In this discussion, Dr. Hibbett will present a brief history of “tree-thinking” in mycology and the challenges it poses for taxonomy.

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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 →

Thursday August 16, 2018 7:00pm - 8:00pm PDT
Sheridan Opera House 110 N Oak St, Telluride, CO 81435