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Daniel Tura

Mycologist
tdaniel021@gmail.com
WORK EXPERIENCE:

2015 - Mushroom Farm Consultant & Mycology Teacher

2017- Director of Fructele Pamantului S.R.L. 440272 Satu Mare, SM, Romania

2016: Director of Mycological Research and Development, Technical Support-Aloha Medicinals Inc. 89706 Carson City, NV, USA

2013–2015: Teaching Experience -Clean-room and mushroom spawn making techniques, mushroom cultivation techniques, general mycology

2013–2016: Head of Mushroom Spawn & Culturebank Department -Aloha Medicinals Inc. 89706 Carson City, NV, USA

Into Mushroom Growing Since 2005
MUSHROOM FARM VISITS
California: Globe Mushrooms, Far West Fungi, Gourmet Mushrooms, Simply Manna, Dragon Gourmet Mushrooms.
Washington: Cascadia Mushrooms, Sno-Valley Mushrooms
Colombia: Reishi-Colombia

SPAWN COMPANY VISITS
Nevada: Sylvan, Aloha Medicinals

AWARDS
2013: Biological Clean Room Techniques –Biotechnology
2013: Advanced Spawn Making Techniques –Biotechnology
2009: SUMMA CUM LAUDE-PhD

EDUCATION
2006–2009: PhD in Mycology - Department of Evolutionary and Environmental Biology, Faculty of Science and Science Education and Institute of Evolution, University of Haifa, Israel

2003–2004: Masters in Systems Ecology and Biodiversity Conservation-Faculty of Biology and Geology, Babeş-Bolyai University, Cluj Napoca, Romania

1999–2003: Ecology and Environmental Protection-Faculty of Biology and Geology, Babeş-Bolyai University, Cluj Napoca, Romania

PUBLICATIONS
Ţura D., Holliday J. 2014. Pharmacological importance of some Tremella spp. fungi. J. of the American Herbalists Guild 12(2): 47–51.
Mouthana N. Al-habib., Holliday J., Ţura D. 2014. Psathyrella candolleana (Fr.) Maire: an Indigenous Medicinal Mushroom New to Iraq. Int. J. Med. Mushr. 16(6): 617–622.
Ţura D., Zmitrovich I.V., Wasser S.P., Nevo E. 2010. Checklist of Hymenomycetes (Aphyllophorales s. l.) and Heterobasidiomycetes in Israel. Mycobiology 38(4): 256–273.
Ţura D., Zmitrovich I.V., Wasser S.P., Nevo E. 2009b. Medicinal species from genera Inonotus and Phellinus (Aphyllophoromycetideae): Cultural-morphological peculiarities, growth characteristics, and qualitative enzymatic activity tests. Int. J. Med. Mushr. 11: 309–328.
Ţura D., Zmitrovich I.V., Wasser S.P., Nevo E. 2009a. Species diversity of heterobasidiomycetous and non-gilled hymenomycetous (Aphyllophorales s.l.) fungi in Israel. Israel J. Pl. Sci. 56: 349–359.
Ţura D., Zmitrovich I.V., Wasser S.P., Nevo E. 2008. The genus Stereum in Israel. Mycotaxon 106: 109–126.
Ţura D., Spirin W.A., Zmitrovich I.V., Wasser S.P., Nevo E. 2008. Polypores new to Israel–1: Genera Ceriporiopsis, Postia and Skeletocutis. Mycotaxon 103: 217–227.
Ţura D., Zmitrovich I.V., Wasser S.P., Nevo E. 2007. The genus Peniophora in Israel (highlighting the variability of Peniophora quercina). Mycotaxon 101: 385–393.
Ţura D., Nevo E. 2007. Medicinal Aphyllophorales mushrooms of Israeli mycobiota. Int. J. Med. Mushr. 9: 360–361.
Ţura D., Ionescu C., Pavelescu C. 2006. Ecological study regarding the aquatic invertebrate communities from the Someşul Mic River. Anle. Univ. din Oradea, Fasc. Bio. Tom. 13: 8–10.
Ţura D., Ştefan N., Tudorancea C. 2004. Comparative study regarding the aquatic invertebrate communities from the Molhaşul Mare de la Izbuc and the Molhasul Căpățâna peat bogs (the upper course of the Someşul Cald Rivers). Stud. si Cercet. Bio. 9: 38–41.
Drăgan-Bularda M., Grigore C. E., Ţura D. 2004. Using mud quality enzymatic indices for salt lakes valorification and protection purposes. [Utilizarea indicatorului enzymatic al calității nămolului în scopul valorificării şi protecției lacurilor saline]. Stud. Univ. Babeş-Bolyai, Bio. 49(1): 129–140.

BOOK CHAPTERS & BOOKS
Ţura D., Wasser S.P., Zmitrovich I.V. 2016. Wood-inhabiting fungi: applied aspects (A review). In: Fungi: Applications and Management Strategies (eds.) Deshmukh S.K., Misra J.K., Tewari J.P., Papp T. CRC Press. Pp. 245–292.
Zmitrovich I.V., Wasser S.P., Ţura D. 2014. Wood-inhabiting fungi. In: Fungi from different substrates (eds.) Misra J.K., Tewari J.P., Deshmukh S.K. Vágvölgyi C. CRC Press. 17–74.
Ţura D., Zmitrovich I.V., Wasser S.P., Raats D., Nevo E. 2012. Phylogenetic analyses of Phellinus s.l., and Inonotus s.l. (Hymenochaetales) inferred from rDNA ITS sequences and morphological data. In: Systematics and Evolution of Fungi 9 (eds.) Misra J.K., Tewari J.P., Deshmukh S.K. CRC Press. Pp. 253–273.
Ţura D., Zmitrovich I.V., Wasser S.P., Spirin W.A., Nevo E. 2011. Biodiversity of the Heterobasidiomycetes and non-gilled Hymenomycetes (Former Aphyllophorales) of Israel. Ruggell A.R.A. Gantner Verlag K.-G. Pp. 1–566.

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