Dearest Mycophiles, In light of the recent COVID-19 outbreak we are canceling our April meeting and will not be hosting any additional events until everything settles. Now, more than ever, we need each other in (virtual) community. To fend off … Continue reading
A new way to use collections? Using material from specimens within the Museum's botany collection, researchers may be on the path to a new treatment for Alzheimer's disease - and maybe more.
We don’t know much about our native ringtail cats, but we can say two things for certain: they are not actually cats (they are in the racoon family), and they love strawberry jam. The Nat is working with the San Diego Zoo to study these elusive creatures and understand why they keep ending up as roadkill in our foothill areas.
Please join us for another SDMYCO POP-UP FORAY! We’re excited to get out into the wild again. Although the lack of rains this season may not produce an abundance of mushrooms, hopefully some will be up, as the atmosphere has … Continue reading
Hello Mycophiles! Our next club meeting is less than one week away on Monday, March 2nd. We’ll be joined by Olga Tzogas the creator of Smugtown Mushrooms based in Rochester, New York. Olga will share her experiences as a mycologist … Continue reading
SDMYCO Volunteers Needed! Are you able to help us at the Fungus Fair this weekend? We have many needs! Please email firstname.lastname@example.org with your interest. Volunteer positions available: Saturday Set Up 5-10pm (Dinner provided) Sunday Set Up 8-10am Greeter … Continue reading
Join SDMYCO for our annual Fungus Fair Foray! We’re excited to get out into the wild and collect fresh specimens to display at the Fungus Fair, which is being held the following day (2/16), at Balboa Park. SDMYCO Member … Continue reading
San Diego has seen enough rain this year to leave us wondering about all of these interesting mushrooms are popping-up in our lawns, off pathways and in local parks. For anyone curious about these fascinating fungi, you can learn all … Continue reading
Some bird species museum scientists have been studying are spreading in a more southerly or downslope direction over time, which is contrary to the expectations of climate warming. Why is this happening? They attribute these shifts to three main factors, all directly resulting from human influence.
Hello Myco-Friends! Our next club meeting is one week away on Monday, January 6th. We’ll be learning about the wondrous world of Mushroom + Lichen Dyes for Natural Color. We’ll dive into the history, how to identify dye species and the … Continue reading