Dianna Smith is four-term president of the Connecticut-Westchester Mycological Association (COMA). She studies mycology on her own and with with Gary Lincoff, author of the National Audubon Society Field Guide to Mushrooms of North America and other books, during late winter workshops at COMA's Mushroom University, an educational program she started for the club several years ago. Her mycology lessons included on this website are based on these studies. Hundreds of her photos have been published in field guides of Britain and North America, including the new Audubon mushroom digital application for smart devices. She also writes about and gives educational talks on mycology. She has been a mycology instructor with Roz Lowen at Eagle Hill in Maine. She is the current editor of the North American Mycological Association's newsletter, The Mycophile. Dianna is also producer of her own community cable show called SCAPES. It features shows on gardening, botany and mycology. Her educational background includes an advanced degree in the history of science and technology.
Dianna has documented the fungi finds of COMA members on scheduled club walks for the past eight years. They have been viewed well over a million times!
Photos and descriptions can be found at www.pbase.com/comafungi.