September 2018 Inoculum

September 2018

In This Issue:

On September 26, 2018, Hope (Hartigan) Miller passed away peacefully with family at her side in Missoula, Montana at the age of 85. 

Each year the MSA gives out a large number of awards to members for scholarly achievement and service. 

Dr. Tim Baroni, a professor of mycology at SUNY Cortland, received and email request to identify a possible poisonous mushroom from the Upstate New York Poison Center in Syracuse, New York concerning a Rome, New York patient who had recently consumed mushrooms from his lawn and was seriously ill in the autumn of 2017. 

A two-day, bi-lingual workshop was held in San Juan, Puerto Rico during the 11th International Mycological Congress on the systematics and taxonomy of the smaller, and often overlooked, wood-inhabiting ascomycetes.