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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 of mushrooms. He has performed research in molecular phylogenetics, comparative genomics, paleomycology, and development. He is particularly interested in wood-decaying fungi including Lentinula (shiitake and relatives) and Lentinus (a group of gilled polypores), among others.