Monthly Archives: January 2015

$500 Student Research Grant Awards

Two $500 research grants will be awarded to students whose research contributes to or uses herbarium resources in ways that augment the collections. Research on any taxa typically accessioned in herbaria including all plant, fungal, lichen, and algal lineages is eligible. Supported activities could include, but are not limited to, fieldwork to generate vouchers for…
Read more

Herbarium to offer mushroom foraging class

A mushroom foraging and identification workshop is scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 31 in Chico.This workshop will be useful for beginners as well as for people with some knowledge of mushrooms and is co-sponsored by the CSU Chico Big Chico Creek Ecological Reserve. Details..
Read more

Mystery Plant prefers the sun

Maybe we should have had this Mystery Plant back at Thanksgiving … some people think that the leaves of this little tree resemble a turkey’s foot, which for me would require a good bit of imagination...Details
Read more