An environmental studies adjunct professor talks this afternoon about discovering a species of mushroom that lives underwater in the Rogue Valley.

Robert Coffan's talk is set at 3 p.m. in Room 11 of the Science Building at Southern Oregon University, 1250 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland. It's free.

Joining Coffan for the presentation will be Jonathan Frank, biology research technician; and Darlene Southworth, professor emerita, biology.

Read recent Mail Tribune story about the mushroom find