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"A fungus is named after me!"

July 8, 2012 - Dr. Andrea Stierle spoke to the Missoula Senior Forum today, explaining her "search for drugs in really odd places," like the acidic water of the Berkeley Pit, in Butte. Stierle is a Research Professor at the University of Montana. She and her husband, Don, have studied various fungi that have managed to survive in the pit, part of an EPA Superfund site.

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