Posts tagged “Mycology”

Another Berry Go Round!

October’s Berry Go Round was posted last week and I only just now noticed.  A lucky turn of events since it was a fantastic distraction from today’s impending  migraine.  I had three favorites in this round of the carnival.  The first is on flowers that parasitize fungi complete with fantastic pictures of these weird, weird […]

What I’ve Noticed

A Phoenix nun was demoted for saving a woman’s life. Religious hospitals are kind of frightening. Already environmentally devastated areas, like mine tailings, might be a good place to install solar projects. A tragedy of “security:” “military personnel were so worried about getting their trucks into the proper place that they crushed a 68-year-old woman […]

What do you know?

LL Cool Joe started an interesting meme a couple weeks ago and Leo tagged me. The rules: 1. You’ve got to post a link from the person who tagged you. 2. List 8 things that you know about on your chosen subject. You get to choose the subject. 3. You don’t have to tag anyone […]

amateur science

mushroom on the roof Originally uploaded by hans s I posted about the extended growing season for mushrooms in the UK a few weeks ago. A cool fact I didn’t know at the time: the discovery was due to a 50 year data collection by Alan Ganges, an amateur mycologist. Fungus enthusiast Edward Gange amassed […]