American Univesity of Beirut

Macro fungi Diversity in the Middle East: Survey and Identification of Wild Mushrooms in Lebanon

Nadine Modad, LDEM administrative officer and field mycologist, participated in the 18th Congress of European Mycologists, held at the University of Warsaw and Białowieża National Park, Poland (September 16-21). Her participation was made possible through a staff development grant supported by FAFS Dean Mohtar.


Nadine’s abstract, Macro fungi Diversity in the Middle East: Survey and Identification of Wild Mushrooms in Lebanon, was accepted for a poster session, providing Nadine with the opportunity to present her Master’s thesis work internationally ​and interact with experts in her field.  More than 300 mycologists, from 45 countries and var​ying s specialties attended the congress organized by the Polish Mycological Society and the European Mycological Association (EMA). Ms. Modad became a member of the EMA during the Congress.​​


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