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Friday, August 18

3:00pm PDT

Panel Discussion: Psilocybin as Therapeutic: Past, Present, Future
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Art Goodtimes

Poet-in-Residence, Assistant to the Director, Telluride Mushroom Festival
Art Goodtimes is an American poet, farmer and politician in Colorado...a founder and driving force of the Mushroom Festival. Goodtimes was first elected to the San Miguel County Board of Commissioners in 1996 as a Democrat. He switched to the Green Party of Colorado in 1998 and... Read More →

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Peter Hendricks

Peter Hendricks is a clinical psychologist with expertise in the treatment of addiction. A native of Washington DC, he currently lives in Birmingham, AL, where he is an Associate Professor in the School of Public Health at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. There he is conducting... Read More →
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Don Lattin

Don Lattin is an award-winning journalist and the author of six books. His most recent work, CHANGING OUR MINDS - Psychedelic Sacraments and the New Psychotherapy, was published in the spring of 2017. It chronicles a quiet revolution underway in our understanding of how psychedelic drugs work and how they can be used to treat depression and addiction, along with providing spiritual and psychological insight for "the betterment of well people... Read More →
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Gary Lincoff

Gary Lincoff is the author or editor of several books and articles on mushrooms, including The Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Mushrooms. He teaches courses on mushroom identification at the New York Botanical Garden. He has led mushroom study trips and forays around... Read More →
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Dennis McKenna

Dennis McKenna's research has focused on the interdisciplinary study of Amazonian ethnopharmacology and plant hallucinogens. He has conducted extensive ethnobotanical fieldwork in the Peruvian, Colombian, and Brasilian Amazon. His doctoral research (University of British Columbia,1984... Read More →
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Oliver Quintanilla

Filmmaker, Oliver Quintanilla, has had a near 20-year connection with a legitimate curandera in Mexico, Natalia Martínez. After many years, filled with many personal visits for healing, and his continuous insistence, she allowed him to film five mushroom healing ceremonies, four... Read More →

Friday August 18, 2017 3:00pm - 5:00pm PDT
Sheridan Opera House 110 N Oak St, Telluride, CO 81435
Saturday, August 19

1:00pm PDT

Panel Discussion: Defending Fungal Biodiversity NOW! An international effort.
What's going on in North America...and the world...in efforts to preserve wild mushroom habitats from experts on the front lines.

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Giuliana Furci

Executive Director / Founder of Fundacion Fungi, Giuliana Maria Furci George-Nascimento has been devoted to mycology since 1999. Her inescapable drive to study Chile's fungi has led her to travel the country looking for fungal fruit bodies in different environments and ecosystems... Read More →

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Tradd Cotter

Tradd Cotter is a microbiologist, professional mycologist, and organic gardener, who has been tissue culturing, collecting native fungi in the Southeast, and cultivating both commercially and experimentally for more than twenty-two years. In 1996, he founded Mushroom Mountain... Read More →
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Larry Evans

Larry Evans is this guy from Missoula Montana who comes to Telluride and knows quite a bit about mushrooms. He has spent over 40 years looking for morels, and he usually finds them. He is a vastly underappreciated songwriter who was featured in a comedy documentary by famous Canadian... Read More →
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Jonathan Reisman

Jonathan Reisman is an internist and pediatrician who has practiced medicine in Arctic Alaska, Pine Ridge Reservation, and the Nepal Himalaya. He is a mushroom forager with interests in travel and prehistoric crafts and has written for the New York Times, Washington Post and Discover magazine... Read More →
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Elinoar Shavit

Elinoar Shavit specializes in mycological research regarding desert truffles, medicinal mushrooms, edible wild mushrooms, and ethno-mycology. She has published numerous articles on these topics, recently contributing chapters to Desert Truffles: Phylogeny, Physiology, Distribution... Read More →
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Daniel Winkler

Daniel Winkler grew up collecting mushrooms in the Alps and studied geo-ecology in Munich and Berlin. Working on environmental issues in Tibet, Daniel soon focused on mushrooms, especially Caterpillar fungus, as an important aspect of Tibetan culture and a crucial source of rural... Read More →

Saturday August 19, 2017 1:00pm - 3:00pm PDT
Sheridan Opera House 110 N Oak St, Telluride, CO 81435