Fungi in a Changing Climate

Tristan Woodsmith

Cultivation Specialist, Fungi Perfecti

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Learn about the diverse and important roles played by Earth's Natural Recyclers in the environment, their significance to humans, and how we can utilize fungi to decompose waste, grow gourmet food and promote environmental restoration. Topics will include the mushroom life cycle, fungal ecology, bioremediation (healing toxic environments), mushrooms and health, and growing mycelia and mushrooms at home.

Tristan Woodsmith in the woods holding an orange mushroom

Tristan Woodsmith is an Equipment and Cultivation Specialist and Educator for Fungi Perfecti, providing technical support for mushroom growing equipment and general cultivation advice since 2012. Tristan lives in Olympia WA, and when he isn’t picking mushrooms, spends his free time gardening, brewing beer, and adventuring outdoors.

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The Huxley Environmental Speaker Series is hosted by Huxley College of the Environment at Western Washington University.

The Series is free and open to the public.

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Presentations are held each Thursday at 4:30pm On-campus and ONLINE.


Due to the pandemic, the in-person presentations are not open to the public. However, the talks will be live-streamed ONLINE for the off-campus audience.


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