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Thursday, August 18 • 2:15pm - 3:00pm
Lecture: Mushrooms Names and Images in The Age of Artificial Intelligence (AI): Mushroom Observer

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Learn how modern machine learning and image classification can help identify fungi. We will explore how current systems work, what their limitations are, and what some of the future potentials are. We will demonstrate how you can leverage these systems and help improve them, and discuss how these systems can help improve our understanding of the diversity of fungi.

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Nathan Wilson

Mushroom Observer
Nathan grew up collecting mushrooms in Northern California and connected with the amateur mycology community at an early age. In 2006 he created the Mushroom Observer (mushroomobserver.org), an open source, volunteer led, community driven website for recording mushroom observations. The site now has over 1.4 million images of fungi from all over the world contributed by thousands of community members. After creating MO, Nathan joined the Marine Biological Laboratory... Read More →

Thursday August 18, 2022 2:15pm - 3:00pm MDT
Sheridan Opera House 110 N Oak St, Telluride, CO 81435