Fabulous Fungus Fair


Saturday, November 14, 2020, 2:00pm to 3:30pm


Reddish orange mushrooms.

Special Event

Explore the wondrous world of fungi! Join Harvard students for a closer look at the mushrooms, yeasts, and molds found in gardens, forests, labs—even in our own refrigerators. This popular annual event turns virtual this year, featuring videos created by Harvard students. Join the webinar to participate in live conversation in response to student projects. Be prepared to see fungi in a whole new way!


Schedule (All times are EST)

 2:00–2:05        Welcoming remarks

2:05–2:35        First video screening and Q + A: Fungal Biofertilizers, Mycoremediation, Fungal Biofuels, and Small Fungi, Big Pharma

2:35–3:00        Second video screening and Q + A: Fungi and Different Cultures, Foods and Fungi, Fungi in Traditional Healing Practices

3:00–3:25        Third video screening and Q + A: Bioluminescent Fungi, Insects and Fungi, Interviews with Mycologists

3:25-3:30        Concluding remarks


Button with text: Register.


To join the program, you will need to download the free Zoom app in advance. If you already have Zoom, you do not need to download it again. For details on how to improve your Zoom experience, visit the How to Attend an HMSC Program webpage.