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A Major Milestone in the Gardens’ Herbarium

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A Major Milestone in the Gardens’ Herbarium

This post was written by Herbarium Database Assistant Sarah Snow. We just snapped our 10,000th photo in the Kathryn Kalmbach Herbarium! Since the beginning of February, we have been working in conjunction with several fantastic volunteers to systematically photograph each specimen within the collection. These images will then be added to our online database (SEINet) to increase awareness of and access to this valuable resource. By housing the images online, the...

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We Study Fungi at the Gardens?

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We Study Fungi at the Gardens?

Why yes we do, and we have for several decades. The last weekend in August, over fifteen citizen scientists and several mycologists braved the wee hours of the morning and one of the driest summers in Colorado to spend the weekend hunting, cataloging, photographing and identifying macro-fungi for the Rocky Mountain National Park bioblitz. Macro-fungi are those fungi that produce large, showy fruiting bodies, which are more commonly known as mushrooms,...

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