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Fungal herbarium to be named for its founder

Fungal herbarium to be named for its founder

May 29, 2009 | Research & Conservation
Forty years ago, a family physician named Dr. Sam Mitchel turned a hobby into a real scientific endeavor by establishing a "mushroom collection" at Denver Botanic Gardens. The fungal collection at the Gardens is now the largest actively curated herbarium of Rocky Mountain fungi in the world, with...Learn more