Question during lecture leads to publication on biodiversity of edible mushrooms in São Paulo.

01/15/2018 Tim Vincent

Researchers from PPBio-CENBAM, Dr. Noemia Kazue Ishikawa and Dr. Ruby Vargas Isla, with the collaboration of Dr. Nelson Menolli Junior of the Federal Institute of São Paulo and Dr. Daniel Gomes of the São Paulo Agribusiness Technology Agency list 12 species of mushrooms native to the State of São Paulo.


Hydro Paragominas - bauxite mine.

The bauxite mine visited during the field trip is located approximately 70 kilometers from Paragominas in northeastern Pará. The mine is jointly owned by the Norwegian company Hydro (67.9%) and Vale SA (32.1%) a Brazilian multinational metals, mining and logistics corporation. Brazil is Hydro's main source of the important raw material bauxite and is the country where the company has the most employees.

Workshop to support the development of priority areas for recovery of native vegetation in the Amazon.

November 29 to December 1, 2017, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.


PARTICIPANTS: Researchers and scholars of the Biodiversity Research Program (PPBio); Ministry of the Environment - MMA; Ministry of Science, Technology, Innovation and Communication (MCTIC), Rio Center for Conservation and Sustainability (CSRio), guest speakers in tropical forest restoration.

LOCATION: Emilio Goeldi Museum, Belém / PA - Brazil

The book "Ana amopö - Yanomami Mushrooms" is a finalist in the 59th edition of the Jabuti Prize in the Gastronomy category.

The book is the initiative of Yanomami indigenous researchers in conjunction with the Socio-environmental Institute and the collaboration of the INPA's Amazonian Mushroom Research Group, led by the CENBAM deputy coordinator Dr. Noemia Kazue Ishikawa. The final result will be announced on October 31st and the Jabuti 2017 ceremony will be on November 30th.