Speaker Series

The Alberta Mycological Society is beginning to host additional educational events, one of these includes bringing in different speakers. Themes to speaker presentations will vary and will include a whole array of fun fungi facts!

PAST SPEAKERS

Spring Mushrooms

by past AMS president Martin Osis

May 5, 2022 

Edible Mushrooms in Alberta (for Novice Foragers)

by Christine Costello and Barb Shworak

April 28, 2022 

(Live Event in Calgary)

Mycelial Material Revolution

by AMS Director Sean Campbell

March 31, 2022

Fun Guys Looking at Fungi

A Terra Forma Podcast with AMS Vice President Mike Schulz and AMS Director Josh Smith

November 22, 2021

Nature Alberta Chit Chat 

Six speakers presented in a Pecha Kucha storytelling style, one of whom is our very own AMS past president Martin Osis

November 9, 2021

Psilocybin Mushrooms: The Magic, Science and Research

by Robert Dale Rogers, BSc, RH/AHG, FICN

October 26, 2021

AMS Should I Have Eaten That?

by Dr Michael Beug Ph.D.

September 5, 2021

AMS Fungi in the Tree of Life 

by Dr. Patrick Leacock, P.h. D.

September 6, 2021

Making the Most of Nature’s Magic

by Jill Hagel, P.h.D.

May 1, 2021

Mushroom Hunting with Martin Osis

by Martin Osis, past president of the AMS

Date unknown

Fungal Conservation in AB

by Michael Schulz, M.Sc., P.Biol., E.P.

September 22, 2020

 

 

May 16, 2019 – Mushroom Identification 101: An Overview for New and Experienced Hunters by Joelle Chille Cale, Alberta Mycological Society’s own Director-at-Large, Biologist and Fungi Fanatic.

April 18, 2019 – Definitely not IKEA: the search for the missing lichen symbiosis assembly instructions by Dr. Toby Spribille, Mycologist and Assistant Professor at the University of Alberta.

March 18, 2019 – Growing Mushrooms on Waste: How Hemp and Mushrooms can Save Agriculture by Mr. Carleton Gruger, Owner and Operator of Gruger Family Fungi.