Dan examines

                   [then, 1990]                                                        [now-ish]

Luoma, Dan

Assistant Professor, Senior Research
Department of Forest Ecosystems and Society, OSU

Hiring Date: 1984
Demonstration of Ecosystem Managment Options (DEMO)
Swiss Needle Cast Cooperative (SNCC)
H.J. Andrews Long Term Ecological Research (LTER)
Long Term Ecosystem Productivity (LTEP)

Specialties: Truffles (interesting links); Community and mycorrhizal plant ecology; Taxonomy of truffle forming fungi; Diversity of ectomycorrhizal fungi - examples

Research Interests: Mycorrhizal fungi, quantification of ectomycorrhiza diversity, mycorrhizal ecology of plant establishment, sporocarp biomass production, biodiversity,  rhizosphere biology. 

Also, I am interested in conducting research that will obtain the site-specific information that is necessary to evaluate the economic potential of our native Oregon Culinary Truffle industry.

Courses Taught:     Small Mammal Mycophagy
                                  Forest Mycology
                                  Mushrooms & Managers: A Workshop for Forest and Park Personnel


Room: Richardson 239-A
Phone: (541) 737-8595
Fax: (541) 737-1393
Email: Dan Luoma

Department of Forest Ecosystems and Society
Oregon State University
Richardson Hall 321
Corvallis, OR 97331-7501
Ph.D. - 1988 - Geography, Oregon State University, Corvallis
M.S. - 1987 - Geography, Oregon State University, Corvallis
B.S. - 1978 - Geography, University of Oregon, Eugene

Personal Interests: Our children, photography, backpacking, camping, fishing.

Hometown: Roseburg, Oregon

last updated April 20, 2012