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Event Name:Dr. Michael Castellano presents "The Bay Area: Cradle of Truffle Science"
Event Type(s):MSSF General Meeting

Agaricus hondensis

 Dr. Michael Castellano
Truffle expert and USDA Researcher
will discuss
"The Bay Area:  Cradle of Truffle Science"



General meetings are open to the public.

Event Date:2/16/2021
Event Time:7:00-10:00 pm (Pacific Time US and Canada)
Zoom Meeting ID: 870 4140 5787
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Details:Michael was born in Brooklyn, NY in 1956 and grew up in the Los Angeles, CA area and on Long Island, NY.  I studied forestry at Paul Smith's College, NY and Oregon State University from where I received a Ph.D.Caz Castellano  I began working for the Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station in 1980.  For the last 41 years my research has focused on increasing our understanding of the natural history and identification of truffles in forest ecosystems.  My current main interests include biodiversity of truffle species in forests, and managing rare, sensitive and endemic macrofungi.
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