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 varying 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.