Mushrooms and Other Fungi: Their Role in Nature

THU, OCT 5, 2017 (34:05)

Learn about the fascinating world of mushrooms and fungi, their role in Nature and in evolution. Mushrooms do not get much media attention, but they serve an important function in many ecological systems.

+ BIO: David Hibbett

David Hibbett is a professor of Biology at Clark University. Dr.Hibbett is an evolutionary biologist specializing in the study of fungi (mycology). As a Grass Fellow at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Research, he is writing a book on this subject for the general public. Dr. Hibbett is a past president of the Mycological Society of America, which named him a 2008 MSA Fellow and awarded him its 2000 Alexopoulos Prize.

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