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Friday, August 19 • 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Panel Discussion: Medicinal Mushrooms: Past, Present, Future

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Moderators
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Jill Riddell

Jill Riddell writes about nature and the environment, and is on the faculty of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago where she teaches in the MFA in writing program. She’s been a museum vice president, the co-host of a podcast on green living and a newspaper columnist. Currently, she’s working on a book about finding a species new to science.

Speakers
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Denis Benjamin

Denis Benjamin, born in South Africa, emigrated to the USA in 1970. He completed his residency in Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the University of Washington in Seattle and was on the faculty until 2000. He practiced pediatric pathology at the children’s hospital in Seattle and later at Cook Children’s in Fort Worth. He became a hiker and mushroom enthusiast, spending much of his leisure time on the eastern slopes of the... Read More →
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Cornelia Cho

Dr. Cornelia Cho graduated from the Medical College of Georgia School of Medicine in 1983. She works in Decatur, GA and specializes in Pediatrics. She is the President of the Georgia Mushroom Club and was last year's winner of the NAMA Knighton Award for Service to Amateur Mycology.
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Steve Farrar

CTO, Mushroom Matrx
Steve has been involved in specialty agriculture and organic food production systems for his entire professional life. He has been active in various aspects of mycology and mushroom production for over 30 years. His initial focus was on the production of specialty, gourmet mushrooms for fresh produce markets. He has been involved in the planning, startup and operation of several mushroom farms and has served as a consultant and mushroom... Read More →
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Robert Dale Rogers

Robert has been a student of plant medicine for nearly 40 years. He is a professional member of the American Herbalist Guild and author of over 40 books on medicinal plants of Western Canada. Robert has a Bachelor’s Degree in Botany. He has taught plant medicine for over 30 years, and is an avid fan of our indigenous plants and mushrooms. Robert has been involved in the health field for over 30 years and had a clinical herbal... Read More →
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Michele Ross

Dr. Michele Ross is Founder and CEO of the Denver-based nonprofit IMPACT Network. As a neuroscientist, she was frustrated by the lack of education on the endocannabinoid system both doctors and scientists received, despite medical cannabis being used by millions of patients nationwide. In 2013, she founded "The Endocannabinoid Deficiency Foundation," now known as IMPACT Network, with the mission to make medical cannabis treatment a... Read More →


Friday August 19, 2016 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Sheridan Opera House 110 N Oak St, Telluride, CO 81435

Attendees (29)