Castellano, Michael

Position Type: 
Job Title: 
Courtesy Faculty
Forest Ecosystems & Society
Phone Number: 
(541) 750-7382
B.S., 1981, Oregon State University, Corvallis
M.S., 1984, Oregon State University, Corvallis
Ph.D., 1989, Oregon State University, Corvallis
Research Interests: 
  • Mycorrhiza Ecology
  • Tropical Forestry
Microbial ecology and biodiversity, especially that of mycorrhizal fungi in temperate to tropical ecosystems.
c/o PNW Research Station; 3200 Jefferson Way Corvallis, OR, 97331
Selected Publications: 
  1. Castellano, M.A., Verbeken, A., Walleyn, R. and Thoen, D. 2000. Some new or interesting sequestrate Basidiomycota from African woodlands. Karstenia 40:11-21.
  2. Trappe, J.M., and Castellano, M.A. 2000. New sequestrate Ascomycota and Basidiomycota covered by the Northwest Forest Plan. Mycotaxon 75:153-179.
  3. Castellano, M.A., Smith, J.E., O'Dell, T., Cázares, E., and Nugent, S. 1999. Handbook to strategy 1 fungal species in the Northwest Forest Plan. Gen. Tech. Rep. PNW- GTR-476. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 204 p.
  4. Lebel, T., and Castellano, M. 1999. Australasian truffle-like Fungi. IX. History and current trends in the study of the taxonomy of sequestrate macrofungi from Australia and New Zealand. Australian Systematic Botany 12:803-817.
  5. Castellano, M.A. 1999. Hysterangium. In: Cairney, J.W.G., and M.S. Foster (eds.). Ectomycorrhizal Fungi: Key Genera in Profile. Springer, Berlin. p 311-323.
  6. Marcot, B.G., M.A. Castellano, J.A. Christy, L.K. Croft, J.F. Lehmkuhl, R.H. Naney, R.E. Rosentreter, R. Sandquist, and E. Zieroth. 1997. Terrestrial ecology of the Basin.In: Quigley, T.M. and S.J. Arbelbide (tech. eds.). An Assessment of Ecosystem Components in the Interior Columbia Basin and Portions of the Klamath and Great Basins. Gen. Tech. Rep. PNW-GTR-405. Pacific Northwest Research Station, Portland, Oregon.
  7. Castellano M.A. and O'Dell, T.E. 1997. Management recommendations for survey and manage fungi. USDA, Forest Service, Regional Ecosystem Office, Portland Oregon, 391 pp.