Mushroom Talk with Else – Mill Valley Public Library
Else Vellinga is a mycologist who is interested in naming and classifying mushroom species in California and beyond, especially Parasol mushrooms. She has described 22 species as new for California. She got her training at the national herbarium in the Netherlands, and her PhD at the university of Leiden. Her interests go beyond taxonomy, and she loves natural history stories and of all kinds of organisms. The mysterious world of spores is slowly being opened, and she likes to share the new developments in research and discoveries. Else describes herself as a Dutch, cat-loving, knitting mycologist, who lives in Berkeley, CA.
Mill Valley Public Library – 6:00 p.m.