Ep. 165: Hongos in Patagonia - Pedomorphosis & Rethinking Evolution (feat. Dr. Francisco Kuhar)
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Today on Mushroom Hour we have the pleasure of interviewing Dr. Francisco Kuhar. Dr. Kuhar is a Mycologist specialized in the fungal diversity of gasteroid and ectomycorrhizal fungi and biotechnological applications of fungal enzymes. He has a special interest in the evolutionary biology of sequestrate forms of fungi. Dr. Kuhar is an Associate researcher at CONICET in the Instituto Multidisciplinario de Biologia Vegetal (IMBIV - UNC), curator of Fungi at the CORD Herbarium and one of the leaders of Inommy Labs helping to pioneer a new fungi-based product platform.    TOPICS:     Freud, Linguistics and Life Sciences   Hongos in Patagonia   See the Future in a Spore   Hypogeous & Sequestrate Fungi   Pedomorphosis    Mutations Happening too Fast in the Evolutionary Record   Are We Too Obsessed with Adaptation in Evolutionary Biology?   The Story of Rhizopogon and Suillis     Alan Turing Equations Predicting Biological Forms   Approaching Scientific Questions with an Open Mind   Burning Questions on Underground Fungi   Matching Genetics to Traits in Fungi   Inommy Labs   Fungal Bioprospecting    LINKS:    Francisco Kuhar IG: https://www.instagram.com/franfungi   Innomy Labs: http://innomylabs.com/index.html   Hongos De Argentina: https://hongos.ar/   "Ontogeny and Phylogeny": https://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674639416   Turing pattern: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Turing_pattern   Geastrum genus: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geastrum   
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