General Meeting — Thursday October 13th, 2011
Our October speaker is Jake Hurlbert, who will be giving a presentation titled “Ecology of Mushrooms – The Essential Roles of Mushrooms in Our Environment”.
Meet at 7:00 pm, room 115, Science Building (Building 16) at Lane Community College in Eugene.
Jake Hurlbert has a Masters in Science and Education and taught science for 28 years. He’s a member of several Mushroom Societies including the Oregon Mycological Society and is also a Member of the Native Plant Society of Oregon. He’s given numerous mushroom talks, and most recently gave a Mushroom Ecology presentation to the Small Woodland’s Association of Yamhill County. He’s taught classes on edible plants and mushrooms through Chemeketa Community College. Presently he is doing a 7-year study of the ecology of fungi and plants of Oregon, and currently is in Phase 5 of the study that includes the Mt Hood – Estacada region.