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Nonfiction Author’s Event at Barnes & Noble, Eugene, OR

Title: Nonfiction Author’s Event at Barnes & Noble, Eugene, ORLocation: 1163 Valley River Dr., Eugene, OR 97401Link out: Click hereDescription: Hi all! I’ll be on a panel of nonfiction authors (for the spalting book!) on May 13th from 2-4pm at … Continue reading

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Book signing and talk at Grassroots Books & Music, downtown Corvallis, OR

Title: Book signing and talk at Grassroots Books & Music, downtown Corvallis, ORLocation: 227 SW Second St., Corvallis, OR 97333Link out: Click hereDescription: Hey all! I’ll be doing a talk about both my books (the spalting book and the wood … Continue reading

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book signing and talk

Title: book signing and talkLocation: Northwoods Figured Woods, 56752 SW Sain Creek Rd., Gaston, OR 97119Link out: Click hereDescription: I’ll be giving a talk about spalting at Northwoods Figured Woods in Gaston, OR, on March 11th at 2:00pm. Following that … Continue reading

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Book signing and demo!

Title: Book signing and demo!Location: Think Brain Candy, 678 Main St., Lebanon, ORLink out: Click hereDescription: I’ll be doing signings for Spalted Wood and Ardulum (my sci fi book), as well as turning spalted wood demos, on July 1st, from … Continue reading

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Cascade Mycological Society art exhibit is up!

See the flyer here. I have several pieces there, which are for sale if you’re looking to do early holiday shopping. The exhibit opened September 15th, 2016, and will close October 31st, 2016. It is being held at the Morning … Continue reading

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Spalting by Xylaria longipes

Sent in my Horst Forster, of Austria. Fantastic zone lines!  

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Fungus of the Year – 2015

I know you have been waiting for it! The 2015 fungus of the year, as voted for via hair color in the Applied Mycology Lab, is Chlorociboria species! Thanks to everyone who voted! (A lot of the colors aren’t visible in … Continue reading

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Fungus colors write up in Popular Science

Hey all! We got a bit of a shout out in Popular Science this month (they did a phone interview with me). Check it out here.

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Spalting Angels?

Three members of the Applied Mycology Lab (we got a lab rename!) were spotted at a Wood Magic booth on Saturday, demonstrating how bubbles can be blown through red oak.  Hooray for wood anatomy!       (from left to … Continue reading

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And the fungus of the year is…

At the beginning of each school term, the lab votes on its favorite fungus.  Voting is done via hair color (of course).  The results were as follows: Scytalidium cuboideum: 2.5 votes (someone had a dyed hair clip instead of actual … Continue reading

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