BRYN DENTINGER portrait
  • Curator of Mycology, Natural History Museum of Utah
  • Associate Professor, School Of Biological Sciences

Publications

  • Leal-Dutra CA, GW Griffith, MA Neves, DJ McLaughlin, EG McLaughlin, LA Clasen2, BTM Dentinger. (2020). Reclassification of Pterulaceae Corner (Basidiomycota: Agaricales) introducing the ant-associated genus Myrmecopterula gen. nov., Phaeopterula Henn. and the corticioid Radulomycetaceae fam. nov. IMA Fungus 11:2. Published, 12/01/2020.
  • Tremble K, Suz LM, Dentinger BTM. (2020). Lost in Translation: population genomics and long-read sequencing reveals relaxation of concerted evolution of the ribosomal DNA cistron. Molecular Phylogenetics & Evolution 148:106804. Published, 07/2020.
  • Griffith G, Gajda K, Detheridge AP, Douglas B, Bingham J, Turner A, Bowmaker V, Evans D2, McAdoo W2, BTM Dentinger. (2019) Strangler unmasked: Parasitism of Cystoderma amianthinum by Squamanita paradoxa and S. pearsonii. Fungal Ecology 39:131-141. Published, 06/2019.
  • Jumbam B, Haelewaters D, Koch RA, Dentinger BTM, Henkel TW, MC Aime. (2019). A new and unusual species of Hericium (Basidiomycota: Russulales, Hericiaceae) from the Dja Biosphere Reserve, Cameroon. Mycological Progress 18:1253–1262. Published, 05/02/2019.
  • Policha T, Grimaldi D, Manobanda R, Troya A, Ludden A1, Dentinger BTM, Roy B. (2019). Dracula orchids exploit guilds of fungus visiting flies: new perspectives on a mushroom mimic. Ecological Entomology 44:457-470. Published, 02/27/2019.
  • Kooij PW, Dentinger BM, Donoso DA, Shik JZ, Gaya E. (2018). Cryptic diversity in Colombian edible leaf-cutting ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Insects 9: E191. Published, 12/08/2018.
  • Dentinger BTM (2018). Fungal Cultivation by Insects. eLS. Published, 08/2018.
    http://www.els.net/WileyCDA/ElsArticle/refId-a0027...
  • Leal-Dutra CA & Neves MA, Griffith GW, Reck MA, Clasen LA, Dentinger BTM (2018). Reclassification of Parapterulicium Corner (Pterulaceae, Agaricales), contributions to Lachnocladiaceae and Peniophoraceae (Russulales) and introduction of Baltazaria gen. nov. MycoKeys. Vol. 37, 39-56. Published, 07/31/2018.
    https://mycokeys.pensoft.net/article/26303/
  • Sarwar S & Saba M, Khalid AN, Dentinger BM. (2018). Suillus himalayensis (Boletales: Basidiomycota: fungi) and its symbiotic association with roots of Pinus wallichiana, first report from coniferous forests of Pakistan. Journal of Animal and Plant Sciences. Vol. 28, 287-298. Published, 02/2018.
  • Magnago AC & Reck MA, Dentinger BTM, Moncalvo JM, Neves MA, Borges Da Silveira RM. (2017). Two new Tylopilus species (Boletaceae) from Northeastern Atlantic Forest, Brazil. Phytotaxa. Vol. 316, 250-260. Published, 06/2017.
  • Ainsworth AM, Suz LM, Dentinger BTM. (2016). Hohenbuehelia bonii sp. nov. and H. culmicola: two pearls within the Marram Oyster. Field Mycology 17:78-86. Published, 09/2016.
  • Buyck B, Henkel TW, Dentinger BTM, Sene O, Hofstetter V. (2016). Multigene sequencing provides a suitable epitype, barcode sequences and a precise systematic position for the enigmatic, African Cantharellus miniatescens. Cryptogamie Mycologie 37:269-282. Published, 08/2016.
  • Castellano MA, Elliott TF, Truong C, Séné O, Dentinger BTM, Henkel TW. (2016). Kombocles bakaiana gen. sp. nov. (Boletaceae), a new sequestrate fungus from Cameroon. IMA Fungus 7:239-245. Published, 07/2016.
  • Niskanen T, Liimatainen K, Kytövuori I, Lindström H, Dentinger BTM, Ammirati JF. (2016). Cortinarius subgenus Callistei in North America and Europe-type studies, diversity, and distribution of species. Mycologia 108:. Published, 06/2016.
  • Sarwar S, Jabeen S, Khalid AN, Dentinger BM. (2016). Molecular phylogenetic analysis of fleshy pored mushrooms: Neoboletus luridiformis and Hortiboletus rubellus from western Himalayan range of Pakistan. Pakistan Journal of Botany 48:2077-2083. Published, 05/2016.
  • Yahr R, Schoch CL, Dentinger BTM. (2016). Scaling up discovery of hidden diversity in fungi: impacts of barcoding approaches. Phil. Trans. R. Soc. B. 371: 20150336. Published, 05/2016.
  • Das K, Chakraborty D, Baghela A, Singh SK, Dentinger BTM. (2016). New species of xerocomoid boletes (Boletaceae) from Himalayan India based on morphological and molecular evidence. Mycologia May 6. pii: 15-206. [Epub ahead of print]. Published, 04/2016.
  • Li, GJ,...Dentinger, BTM...+135 authors. 2016. Fungal diversity notes 253–366: taxonomic and phylogenetic contributions to fungal taxa. Fungal Diversity. DOI: 10.1007/s13225-016-0366-9. Published, 03/2016.
  • Policha, T, Davis A, Barnadas M, Dentinger BTM, Raguso R, Roy BA. (2016). Disentangling visual and olfactory signals in mushroom-mimicking Dracula orchids using realistic three-dimensional printed flowers. New Phytologist. DOI: 10.1111/nph.13855. Published, 02/2016.
  • Gordon BR, Klinger CR, Weese DJ, Lau JA, Burke PV, Dentinger BTM, Heath KD. (2016). Decoupled genomic elements and the evolution of partner quality in nitrogen-fixing rhizobia. Ecol Evol 6: 1317–1327. doi:10.1002/ece3.1953. Published, 02/2016.
  • Castellano MA, Dentinger BTM, Séné O, Elliott TF, Truong C, Henkel TW. (2016). New species of Elaphomyces (Elaphomycetaceae, Eurotiales, Ascomycota) from tropical rainforests of Cameroon and Guyana. IMA Fungus 7:59-73. Published, 02/2016.

Presentations

  • “Diversity, phylogeny, and biogeography of the Boletaceae.” Keynote Address. Latin American Congress of Mycology. Santiago, Chile. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 12/2020.
  • Special Panel: Biodiversity loss – what is driving the extinction rates? State of the World’s Plants and Fungi Symposium, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Panel, Other, 09/2020.
  • Arehart E, Bradshaw A, Furci G, Flores P, Dentinger BTM. “Genome sequencing and population genetics of an endangered Chilean mushroom, Butyriboletus loyo.” Global Change & Sustainability Center research symposium, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT. Presentation, Presented, 02/2020.
  • Cutler II WD1, Dentinger BTM. “Genomic Identification of Species Sold in Wild Mushroom Food Products.” Global Change & Sustainability Center research symposium, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT. Presentation, Presented, 02/2020.
  • Alex B, Bradshaw AJ, Dentinger BTM. “Hitching a Ride: Fungal Diversity Associated with Bird Populations in Utah.” Global Change & Sustainability Center research symposium, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT. Presentation, Presented, 02/2020.
  • “Museum Mycology.” MSA Student Symposium, Mycological Society of America, Minneapolis, MN. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 08/2019.
  • Alex B, Bradshaw AJ, Dentinger BTM. “Hitching a Ride: Fungal Diversity Associated with Bird Populations in Utah.” Mycological Society of America annual meeting, Minneapolis, MN. Presentation, Presented, 08/2019.
  • Autumn K, Dentinger BTM. “Evolution and genetics of secondary metabolite profiles in ant-farmed coral mushrooms.” Mycological Society of America annual meeting, Minneapolis, MN. Presentation, Presented, 08/2019.
  • Dentinger BTM, Cutler III WD1. “Genomic Identification of Species Sold in Wild Mushroom Food Products.” Mycological Society of America annual meeting, Minneapolis, MN. Presentation, Presented, 08/2019.
  • Tremble K, Dentinger BTM. “The role of competition in ectomycorrhizal fungi gene expression and host phenotype.” Mycological Society of America annual meeting, Minneapolis, MN. Presentation, Presented, 08/2019.
  • Bradshaw AJ, Alex B, Dentinger BTM, Rickart E. “On the Origin of Feces: Investigating Truffle diversity and distribution with metagenomic amplicon sequencing of scat material.” Mycological Society of America annual meeting, Minneapolis, MN. Presentation, Presented, 08/2019.
  • “Genomic signatures of coral mushroom cultivar domestication in the fungus-farming ant mutualism.” Special symposium: Insect-fungus Symbiosis. IX Brazilian Mycological Congress, Manaus, Brazil. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 06/2019.
  • “Poisonous mushrooms of Utah.” Utah Poison Control Center, University of Utah. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 04/2019.
  • Tremble K, Dentinger BTM. “The role of symbiotic soil fungi in aspen herbivore defense.” Global Change & Sustainability Center research symposium, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT. Presentation, Presented, 02/2019.
  • A global perspective on the origin and diversification of tropical ectomycorrhizal fungi in Southeast Asia. Forum on Biodiversity of Global Hotspots, Boise State University, Boise, ID. 3-4 Oct 2018. Presentation, Presented, 10/2018.
  • Dentinger BTM, Avis PG, Niskanen T, Liimatainen K, Suz LM, Brown L. Era of the living dead: Resurrecting fungal genomes from fungaria with metagenomics. Special Symposium: Metagenomics. International Mycological Congress 11, San Juan, Puerto Rico. Presentation, Presented, 07/2018.
  • Dentinger BTM, Henkel TW, Halling RE, Brown L. Phylogenomics of the Boletaceae using generic level sampling and low coverage whole genome sequencing. Special Symposium: Boletales. International Mycological Congress 11, San Juan, Puerto Rico. Presentation, Presented, 07/2018.
  • The fungus farming ant symbiome: integrating taxonomy, genetics, and function for drug discovery. Chemical Ecology of Natural Products Symposium, University of Utah (May 2018). Presentation, Presented, 05/2018.
  • Fungal diversity in the genomic era. Program in Ecology, Evolution, and Conservation Biology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Presentation, Presented, 04/2018.
  • Collections-based research on fungal diversity in the genomic era. Department of Biology, Utah Valley University. Presentation, Presented, 04/2018.

Geographical Regions of Interest

  • Africa
  • Brazil
  • Cameroon
  • Ecuador
  • Indonesia
  • Madagascar
  • Malaysia
  • South America
  • South-Eastern Asia
  • Viet Nam