• Nearly 30 years of experience working with mold and other fungi
  • Doctorate, University of California, Davis in fungal genetics
  • World expert on the fungal family the Loramycetaceae
  • Providing testimony as an expert witness
  • On-site laboratory that means all work from sampling through identification is performed by the Minnesota Mold Doctor

    Minnesota Mold Doctor’s Laboratory supports:

  • A diverse range of sampling methodology.
  • Identification including potential for human pathogenicity where appropriate
  • Development of fact sheets that are updated as new research is published in scientific journals.

University Faculty

  • Associate Professor of Botany and Mycology. 1992 to 1997.
  • I taught undergraduate and graduate classes included: Mycology, Botany, and Biology.

Post Doctoral Research Associate and Lecturer

  • University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR. Post Doctoral Research Associate. 1990 to 1992.
  • Development of fungi for the biological control of weeds.


  • University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR. Post Doctoral Research Associate 1990 to 1992
  • University of California, Davis, CA. Ph.D. 1989. Dissertation: Compatibility and Development in [the fungus] Ustilago cynodontis.
  • University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI. MS. 1983. Thesis: Morphology, Ecology, and Development in [the aquatic fungus] Loramyces.
  • University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA. BS. Botany. 1980. Undergraduate research: Fungi on ferns.

Referred Publications(partial listing)

  • Compatibility and Partial Intersterility in Ustilago cynodontis. Ph.D. dissertation, 1989. University of California, Davis.
  • Compatibility and Development in Ustilago cynodontis. Mycologia. 81:595-607.
  • Morphology, Development and Taxonomy of Loramyces. Mycologia. 79:821-831.
  • Developmental studies on the Ascomycete Loramyces juncicola Weston. M.S. Thesis, 1983. University of Rhode Island, Kingston.