Dr. John Holliday, Chief Scientific Officer of Aloha Medicinals, is one of the keynote speakers at the Telluride mushroom festival this year. Dr. Holliday will be giving the opening lecture at 10:00 AM on Saturday, the 16th of August: Mushroom Science: Amazing Structural, Industrial, and Biological Uses of Fungi. Dr. Holliday will also be giving a lecture on his specialty, The Cordyceps Fungi at7:15 PM on Sunday the 17th, at the Palm Theater.

We encourage all mycophyles and mushroom folks to attend the Telluride Mushroom Festival in Telluride Colorado from 16 – 19 of August. This year’s festival will be the best ever in its 33 year history, focusing on all aspects of mushroom science, from culinary mushrooms, identification, medicinal uses, mycoremediation and wild foraging of mushrooms. You can see more info on the festival at http://www.tellurideinside.com/2014/08/telluride-mushroom-fest-overview-of-33.html. Please be sure to get your tickets soon, as they are expected to sell out early!