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VMS Meeting May 8 – Emma Harrower

May 8, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Our next meeting is May 8th, 7:30pm in the Floral Hall at VanDusen Botanical Garden. Emma Harrower will present “Long-distance Dispersal and Speciation in the Cortinarius violaceus Group”. 

Emma is a recent PhD graduate from the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at the University of Tennessee Knoxville. Her interest in Cortinarius mushroom taxonomy began in Vancouver where she was fascinated by how many mushroom species there are, and how poorly understood they are. This talk willexamine the evolution and biogeography of a beautiful (and easy to identify) subgenus within Cortinarius.


May 8, 2018
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm


The Usual: VanDusen, Floral Hall
5151 Oak St
Vancouver, BC V6M 4H1 Canada
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(604) 257-8335