LAMS is a non-profit group whose
is to foster and expand the understanding and appreciation of mycology
is the study of mushrooms and fungi).
We create and sponsor fun mushroom related events and help people learn about and identify mushrooms they find in the
October 20 (Monday) 7:30 PM LAMS General Meeting
to the meeting are here.
Speaker: Michael G. Wood,
"California Mushrooms: The Comprehensive Identification Guide"
will present an overview of the forthcoming field guide to California
mushrooms of which he is a co-author along with Dr. Dennis Desjardin and
Fred Stevens. The talk will cover what the new field guide will contain;
discuss the melding of nomenclature and taxonomy, morphology and
phylogeny, and the problems encountered when writing such a tome;
present some interesting name changes; and show beautiful photographs to
represent the diversity included in the field guide.
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