Mushroom Microscopy Lecture w Alan Rockefeller

 Learn to identify unknown mushrooms and other kinds of fungi with Alan Rockefeller et al using microscopy techniques. Do you want to know what that unknown mushroom growing in your backyard is? 

Alan Rockefeller

Alan is a mycologist stationed in Oakland, CA where he works out of Counter Culture Labs in support of the Citizen Science Project. He is interested in plant identification, Mushroom identification, Photography, PCR, sequencing, phylogenetic analysis

and the phylogeny of basidiomycetes.

 

CITIZEN SCIENCE

The Citizen Science Project connects with local people who are interested in Mycology, the study of fungi, gather to ask and answer questions, plan forays, and talk about all things fungi-related!

 

ID TABLE - ALAN ROCKEFELLER

Alan spends a good part of the year in Mexico to research and help classify the mushrooms of Mexico with a focus on describing and researching halucigenic species.

ID TABLE - JACOB PULK

Jacob is a mycologist currently involved with the MycoFlora Project; he  photographs, analyzes, describes and assists project scientists to classify fungi..

ID TABLE - SARAH PRENTICE

Sarah is an associate of the University of Florida, Gainesville Campus/Marston Science Library. She is currently assisting the MycoFlora Project and will be on our Mushroom ID Team.

KINGDOM OF FUNGI

TREE OF LIFE

Have you opened a new location, redesigned your shop, or added a new product or service? Don't keep it to yourself, let folks know.

 

This tree is based on multiple analyses of ribosomal RNA (rRNA) gene sequences alone (Hibbett and Thorn 2001; Hibbett and Binder 2002) and analyses that combine protein-coding genes and rRNA genes (Matheny et al. 2007).


HYPHAE

HYPHAE

A complicated, radially expanding network called the mycelium