Lawrence Millman

Lawrence Millman

  Lawrence Millman

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Mycologist-author Lawrence Millman, PhD has written 15 books including such titles as Last Places, A Kayak Full of Ghosts, An Evening Among Headhunters, Hiking to Siberia, Fascinating Fungi of New England, and — most recently — Giant Polypores & Stoned Reindeer. In search of fungi, he has traveled to (among other places) East Greenland, the jungles of Panama, northern Siberia, the Amazon, Western Samoa, and Grimsey, an island north of Iceland on which he was the first mycologist ever to set foot. Dr. Millman is a Fellow of the Explorers Club, a recipient of Guggenheim and Fulbright Fellowships, and a former professor at various universities. He lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.