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FunDiS Team

Board of Directors


Board Member Bios


Ken Buegeleisen, President & Treasurer

Sonoma County (CA) Mycological Association (Treasurer) 
Joan Kutcher, Secretary
Mycoflora of the Hudson Valley (NY)
Sigrid Jakob
New York Mycological Society (President)
Greg Mueller

Chicago Botanic Garden
IUCN SSC Fungus Conservation Committee
Joanne Schwartz
Macrofungi of the Channel Islands (CA), Macrofungi of Orange County (CA)
Bill Sheehan, Co-founder
Northeast Georgia Funga
Rob Stevenson
University of Massachusetts-Boston
Gabriela D'Elia, Director - Ex Officio
Mushroom Society of Utah (Vice President)



Emeritus Board Members

Stephen Russell (2018-2019), Co-founder
Mycoflora of Indiana
Alija Mujic (2018-2019)
California State University-Fresno
Christian Schwarz (2018-2019)
Mushrooms of the Sky Islands (Southwest US)

Barbara Thiers (2019-2020)
New York Botanical Garden (ret.)
Jean Lodge (2019-2021)
University of Georgia (adjunct)

Bitty Roy (2020-2021)
University of Oregon

Key Volunteers

FunDiS Rare Fungi Challenges
West Coast 
- Christin Swearingen & Lauren Ré
Northeast
- Rick Van de Poll & Liam Nokes
Tiffany Theden - Designer
Alex Mayberry - Designer
Biodiversity Database
Justin Loucks
 - iNat Curator - Sam Mitchel Herbarium of Fungi at Denver Botanic Gardens
Mandy Hackney - iNat Curator - Humboldt Bay Mycological Society
Christy Horsley - iNat Curator - Oregon Mycological Society, South Sound Mushroom Club
DNA Sequencing
Harte Singer - Bay Area Applied Mycology (Treasurer), Brian Perry Lab Cal State East Bay

Funga Decoded Newsletter
Gabriela D'Elia
-  Editor 
Tiffany Theden
 - Designer
Deep Funga Blog
Open - Editor 
Social Media
Chris Baker
- Social Media Manager - New York
Twitter
- Danny Haelewaters - Belgium
Project Registration
Gene Kremer
 - Paul Bunyan Mushroom Club, MN
Fungaria & Herbaria
Barbara Thiers
- New York Botanical Garden (ret.)
Roo Vandergrift - USDA, Miama FL
Website
Andrew MacMillen
- Kitsap Peninsula Mycological Society
Ken Buegeleisen
- Sonoma County Mycological Association
Aishwarya Veerabahu - Riverside, California
Trey Richards
- fundis.org creator


Conservation Working Group

 

Academics

Cathie Aime, Purdue University

Danny Haelewaters, Ghent University, Belgium

Greg Mueller, Chicago Botanic Garden; Global Fungal Red List; FunDiS BOD

Bitty Roy, University of Oregon

Rob Stevenson, Univ. Massachusetts Boston & FunDiS BOD

Rick Van de Poll, Ecosystem Management Consultants

Roo Vandegrift, USDA, Miami

Else Vellinga, University of California, Berkeley

 

Community Scientists & Parataxonomists

Gabriela D'Elia, FunDiS Director

Ken Buegeleisen, FunDiS President & Treasurer, SOMA

Sigrid Jakob, FunDiS BOD

Liam Nokes, Dartmouth College

Lauren Ré, Evergreen College

Joanne Schwartz, FunDiS BOD

Bill Sheehan, FunDiS BOD

Christin Swearingen, Alaska

Liaisons

Mycological Society of America – Else Vellinga
North American Mycological Association – open
Genetic Sequencing

Univ. of Guelph - Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLD)
Legacy
Molecular Solutions LLC (Matt Gordon) - Portland OR
MycoMap.com - Stephen Russell
Purdue University - Cathie Aime Lab
U. Wisconsin La Crosse - Todd Osmundson Lab
Duke University - Rytas Vilgalys Lab
Contractors
Sequencing Coordinator
Allie Ludden, Eugene OR
Accounting
Essential Bookkeeping Solutions LLC, Orange Park FL



 
Photo & Videos

Thanks to Sigrid Jakob, Steve Ness, Alan Rockefeller, Christian Schwarz, Tom Bigelow, Bethany Teigen, George Pushkal, Jacob Kalichman, Adam Haritan and others for sharing photos or videos on this site.



 

About Fungal Diversity Survey

FunDiS is dedicated to a world in which the fungal kingdom is fully documented, understood, appreciated and protected.

Fungal Diversity Survey
10385 Green Meadow Rd
Sebastopol, CA 95472