ESP Biography

GLADE DLOTT, Stanford graduate student of soil fungal ecology.

Major: Biology

College/Employer: Stanford

Year of Graduation: 2020

Picture of Glade Dlott

Brief Biographical Sketch:

Glade Dlott has been hunting and eating wild mushrooms for a decade, having been obsessed with them from the age of 12. After receiving a B.S. in Soil Science from the California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, he went on to study agricultural soil microbes at the University of Maryland, College Park. Now, he studies fungi and soil microbial ecology at Stanford.
Glade is a former national collegiate soil judger, current Ph.D. student in the Peay Lab, and future librarian and/or goat rancher. He has led numerous mushroom forays and co-taught several classes on mushrooms and fungal ecology in the last five years.

Past Classes

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B4835: Mushroom Mania! in Splash Spring 2016 (Apr. 09 - 10, 2016)
What do cheese, zombie ants and the biggest, oldest living thing have in common? Fungi! Mushrooms are the part of the a fungus that we see, but they're just the tip of the iceberg. Most of the action takes place out of sight. Come learn about the hidden world of fungi in this interactive course. You will learn about the ecology, evolution, and human uses of fungi, and will get hands-on practice identifying mushrooms on your own!