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Timothy J. Baroni
Timothy J. Baroni is a Distinguished Professor of Biology in the State University at New York. He teaches at SUNY–College at Cortland and works on biodiversity research of macrofungi globally, but with emphasis on mushrooms and other fungi found in the Americas. He is the author or co-author of three books, nearly 70 peer reviewed articles on taxonomy of macrofungi, and has described 95 new species and varieties of macrofungi since 1976. Baroni has served as President of the Mycological Society of America, has received numerous awards from the State University of New York for teaching and research and was recently selected (2009) for the Distinguished Mycologist Award given by the Mycological Society of America.