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International Topics Speaker Series

Location: Student Services Center Room W-201

The Forest Underground, Where Fungi Are Making Magic

Featuring Dr. Don Hemmes, Emeritus Professor of Biology, UH Hilo.

There’s a lot to see in the above ground forest, but often we don’t think of what’s happening underground, in the dark and hidden soil that supports the forest or in the inner recesses of the leaves, stems, and roots of the plants. It is in these hidden habitats that the fungi make a major contribution to the health of the forest. Sometimes these fungi morph into these incredible structures we call mushrooms. Life in the underground, including mycorrhizal interactions and in the leaves of plants, the endophytes, will be discussed.

Free and open to the public.

For more information, contact: rrobison@hawaii.edu (808) 935-7991

Tags: international biology

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