Research Associate at the Kenneth S. Norris Center for Natural History, UC Santa Cruz
I’m fascinated by all forms of biodiversity, but I mostly study the taxonomy, biogeography, and ecology of macrofungi (particularly of California).
With the barely-granted exception of fungi, I plead that my identifications be viewed with the presumption of ignorance.
Co-author of Mushrooms of the Redwood Coast, with @noah_siegel:
@tiwane helped produce this video, where I talk about tips for making good mushroom observations:
Tips for Observing Fungi for iNaturalist
Seeking to misspend what remains of my youth while sustainably keeping my brain bathed in biodiversity and general novelty.
@mackerel is my sweetheart.