The Fungus Among Us| Part 1 with Dr Tom Volk

In this episode, we sit down and chat with a really fun guy (get it? like fungi? aha..ha…), Dr Tom Volk of UW-Lacrosse, and holy cow, pun intended (you’ll see), we covered a lot of ground. Everything from how mushrooms are made, to the best mushrooms to forage, how fungi hunt, fungi in the brain, whether or not bakers yeast is the same organism associated with yeast infections, an underground Gringotts, how to avoid exploding out of both ends, and so much more. Tune in next weekend for part II with Dr Kabir Peay of Stanford University and for our first ever #CitSciFri featuring Carrie Seltzer of iNaturalist!

Check out Dr Tom Volk’s website here: http://botit.botany.wisc.edu/toms_fungi/

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