Marilyn Annette Bonham

Marilyn Annette Bonham

  • M.S. Student
  • Advised by: Dr. John Pecchia

Areas of Expertise

  • Trichoderma spp.
  • Mushroom pathogens
  • Agaricus bisporus production


  • B.S. in Plant Science from The University of Missouri
Trichoderma is a genus of filamentous fungi pathogenic on Agaricus bisporus, a cultivated mushroom. My research focuses on the molecular and biological characterization of different Trichoderma species as well as their effects on populations of Pseudomonas and Bacillus bacteria in the casing microbiome in A. bisporus production.