2025 SOMA Wild Mushroom Camp

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Faculty Biographies

Mandie Quark

Molecular biologist and grant writer by training, Mandie Quark is a researcher, writer, and editor with a passion for the advancement of community science. Currently she is devoted to fungal DNA barcoding initiatives, and is excited to use her gift of creative communication to explain the technical complexities of sequencing technologies to her peers. Her work also includes being head of communications for a biodiversity conservation organization, promoting her series of classes specifically tailored for mycologists, and event organizing for the largest mycological association in North America.