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Imaging the Sam Mitchel Herbarium of Fungi

March 3, 2020 Rick Levy
In early 2019, the Freyer — Newman Center for Science, Art and Education was nothing but a deep hole in the ground, and the reality of moving the entirety of our natural history collections still felt
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Lactarius in the Colorado Rockies

February 27, 2020 Research & Conservation
Mushroom hobbyists and foragers may be familiar with milk-cap mushrooms, a type of fungus named for their fruiting bodies that produce a “milky” or latex-like substance, especially when cut or
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Use Your Tax Refund to Support the Gardens

February 25, 2020 Robert Price
You can now use your tax refund to support Denver Botanic Gardens. Starting this year, Coloradans who receive a state income tax refund will have a chance to donate all or some of it to a local
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Hungry, Hungry Houseplants

February 18, 2020 Jameson Coopman
Few plants have garnered the interest of the home horticulturist as much as the charismatic Venus flytrap (Dionaea muscipula). We horticulturists here at Denver Botanic Gardens are no exception, and
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A Look Toward the Future

February 5, 2020 Stephanie White
Happy 2020! After years of anticipation and planning, the Freyer – Newman Center will officially open this spring. In addition to celebrating the intersection of science, art and education, the
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February Walking Tour - Textures of a Tree

January 28, 2020 Angie Andrade Foster
You might think that there is nothing beautiful to see in the garden during the winter months, but if you slow down and take a closer look you may be surprised. In the summer a tree’s bark is often
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Eternal Greece

January 23, 2020 Panayoti Kelaidis
Join us on a magical “Garden of the Gods” tour to Greece! Last year I had the privilege of revisiting Greece in the spring at the height of super bloom season in April. Like most Mediterranean
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King of Bromeliads (Vriesea hieroglyphica)

January 17, 2020 Scott Preusser
The common name for this plant says it all, king of bromeliads. One glance at this striking specimen and you will know why it bears this name and why it is so highly sought after by plant collectors
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Thoughts from a Collections Assistant

January 9, 2020 Research & Conservation
My journey with Denver Botanic Gardens began in the spring of 2016 after graduating from Fort Lewis College. I joined the Research and Conservation Department as an applied conservation intern with a

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