By Maria Fernanda Laguarda Mallo
Myco club kicked off the 2015 foray season with a morel hunt. We set off from Northeast Minneapolis on a chilly early May Saturday morning, and southbound we went! First stop: Red Wing. After stretching our legs and refueling on some coffee we met with the second group of mycophiles. From Red Wing it was a short drive south to the first spot of the day, Hay Creek Recreation Area.
by Aaron David
I’m happy to kick of the Myco Club Blog with a recap of our successful Bell Museum Saturday with a Scientist event “Misunderstood Molds, Fantastic Fungi, and Sensitive Lichens.” This was a collaborative effort with Dr. Daniel Stanton and me in the Ecology, Evolution, and Behavior Department and Katie Speckman at the Bell Museum in February 2015. Our goal was to expose curious people of all ages to the diverse world of fungi with hands-on activities, presentations, and displays. Here are a few of the highlights: