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Thelma Perry: “Hidden Figure” of Beetle-Fungus Research

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Thelma Perry (1941–98) was one of the great “hidden figures” of the early pioneering beetle-fungus research involving the southern pine beetle. She worked as a ... Read More

Plant Science

New Additions to a Prized Mushroom’s Family Tree

Posted in Plant Science

The true porcini mushroom is well-known as a prized edible mushroom. Boletus edulis, as it is known scientifically, has a common name in just about ... Read More

Plant Science

The Funkiest of Fungi

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