Dr. Matthew E. Smith - Current Lab Members

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Matthew Smith

Matthew Smith holding a giant mushroom

Assistant Professor
Department of Plant Pathology & Curator of the UF Fungal Herbarium (FLAS)
University of Florida
2517 Fifield Hall
Gainesville FL 32611-0680

Gerald "Jerry" Benny

Gerald 'Jerry' Benny

Courtesy Research Professor
Department of Plant Pathology 
Building 737
Also see Jerry’s website on Zygomycota at:

Adriana Corrales

Postdoctoral Fellow (Ewel Fellowship in Tropical Ecology)


Arthur Grupe

Arthur Grupe in the woods. member of the smith lab

Ph.D. student – Tuber lyonii project


Roseanne Healy

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Postdoctoral Researcher – Truffle Systematics and Ecology


Barry Kaminsky

Archivist, Fungal Herbarium

NSF Microfungi digitization project


Nattapol Kraisitudomsook

Masters Student

Truffle Systematics

Alija Mujic

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Postdoctoral Researcher – Ectomycorrhizal Fungi of southern South America


Nicole Reynolds

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Ph.D. Student

Camille Truong

photo of Camille Truong for the smithlab

Postdoctoral Fellow (Swiss National Science Foundation) 
Project: Diversity and function of ectomycorrhizal communities in Nothofagus forests of Tierra del Fuego
Additional Collaborators:
- Dr. Alicia Moretto, Ecologia Terrestre, Centro Austral de Investigaciones Científicas CADIC–CONICET, Ushuaia, Argentina
- Dr. Luciano A. Gabbarini, Bioquímica, Microbiología e Interacciones Biológicas en el Suelo, Universidad Nacional de Quilmes, Argentina
Gainesville FL 32611