Jacob Kalichman Curator

Joined: Jul 07, 2013 Last Active: Jan 23, 2022 iNaturalist

I'm interested in the (visual) ID, phylogeny, and nomenclature (scientific and otherwise) of mushrooms, mostly of agarics (gilled mushrooms).

All of my mushroom observations are at www.mushroomobserver.org. I keep track of the genus-level names of agarics and Agaricales (taxonomic, nomenclatural, sequencing status, etc.) at www.agaric.us. Last year I wrote the species descriptions for the forthcoming Audubon guide to mushrooms, and this year I'm a field mycologist collecting for Brandon Matheny's lab at U of Tennessee.

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