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Friday, August 19 • 11:30am - 12:30pm
Remediation in the Mycorrhizosphere

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Decomposer fungi often steal the spotlight when it comes to discussions on mycoremediation. But, did you know that many endo and ectomycorrizal (soil dwelling) fungi can also degrade toxic pollutants, accumulate heavy metals, and reduce the impacts of environmental disturbances? In this talk, join Peter for a tour of the underground world of mycorrhizal fungi and the various means by which they can be cultivated and applied in landscapes to reduce pollutant loads and increase environmental and human resilience


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Peter McCoy

Peter McCoy is a founder and author of Radical Mycology, a grassroots organization and movement that teaches the means to easily work with mushrooms and other fungi for personal, societal, and ecological resilience. For the last 8 years, Radical Mycology has provided free resources and held internationally attended conferences that share the science of mycology and art mushroom cultivation in a way that is open-source, practical, and relevant... Read More →


Friday August 19, 2016 11:30am - 12:30pm
Elks Lodge Telluride Elks Lodge #692, 472 W. Pacific Ave., Telluride, CO 81435

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