MASMC 2021 Posters

The annual Mid-Atlantic States Mycology Conference (MASMC) will be held virtually April 17-18, 2021. MASMC is a scientific meeting providing undergraduates, graduate students and postdocs a unique opportunity to present their research findings in a less formal venue than at a national or international scientific meeting. Learn more and register here.

Conference Documents

Conference abstract book [PDF]
Conference program [PDF]
History of UNC Mycology Slides [PDF]
Coker-Couch Lineage [PDF]


Will the real Fuscoboletinus weaverae please stand up?
Van T. Cotter1, Alejandro Rojas2, Rytas Vilgalys1
1Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, USA. 2University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Arkansas, USA
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Coker’s Lactarius taxa – 100 years later
Suzanne Cadwell, Avery E. McGinn, Dan J. Meyers, H. Van T. Cotter
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Herbarium (NCU), Chapel Hill, NC, USA
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Mycological Survey of a Property in Western Johnston County, NC
John Gibbs
Gibbs School, Willow Spring, USA
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Coker’s Amanita taxa: 100 years later
Corbin Bryan, H. Van T. Cotter
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Herbarium (NCU), Chapel Hill, NC, USA
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Elucidating the wheat seed mycobiome: a culture-based approach
Lindsey Becker, Marc Cubeta
Dept. of Entomology and Plant Pathology, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, USA
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Phylogeny, morphology and growth characterization of Lasiodiplodia theobromae associated with dieback symptoms of cacao (Theobroma cacao) in the Philippines
Johnny Balidion1,2, Marc Cubeta1
1Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology, Center for Integrated Fungal Research, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, USA. 2Institute of Weed Science, Entomology and Plant Pathology, University of the Philippines Los Banos, Laguna, Philippines
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The first species of Lentinula described from Africa: patterns of genetic divergence and historical biogeography in Lentinula
Brian Looney1, Bart Buyck2, Emile Randrianjohany3, David Hibbett1
1Clark University, Worcester, USA. 2Muséum national d’Histoire naturelle, Paris, France. 3Centre National de Recherche sur l’Environnement, Antananarivo, Madagascar
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Friend or foe: exploring the diversity of fungi associated with strawberry production in Arkansas
Ashley Smith, Juan Moscoso, Scott Winters, Amanda McWhirt, Alejandro Rojas
University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, USA
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