Darwin Day 2021

Marc Cubeta, students from his laboratory and Introduction to Mycology (PP575) class, and colleague Dr. Henry Van Cotter, participated in the recent Darwin Days event at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences https://naturalsciences.org/calendar/darwin-days/ on November 13, 2021. They organized an educational outreach exhibit entitled “Fungi and animals: an evolutionary history” to provide visitors with information on the diversity and evolution of fungi, their interactions with animals and importance to society
https://naturalsciences.org/calendar/darwin-days/darwin-days-in-person-activities/. More than 1800 visitors eager to learn about fungi attended this exhibit. The next Darwin Days event will focus primarily on fungi and is tentatively scheduled for Saturday, November 12, 2022.