Mushrooms of Illinois
Dr. Andrew Miller will discuss the large variety of fungi that occur throughout Illinois. The major groups of macrofungi will be presented including several edible and poisonous mushrooms.
Dr. Miller is the mycologist at the Illinois Natural History Survey at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. He specializes in the identification of fungi using morphology and molecular DNA sequencing methods. Having traveled throughout the world, Andrew is especially interested in fungal biodiversity and the discovery of new species.