HRT 300 INTRODUCTION TO PLANT SCIENCE WINTER 2018…YOUR NAME______________________ Gary Lincoff   STRAWBERRY and violet are short day plants True or False?   NITROGEN Is a micronutrient: True of False?   Anthocyanins is a pigment but does not participate phosynthesis. True or False?   Virginia Creeper  clingd to a wall with adhesivw disks at the [...]

Alexander von Humboldt Birthday Celebration: September 14th at 77th & Central Park West at 5 pm

Alexander von Humboldt Born: September 14, 1769…………248th Birthday Celebration ——— Meet 9/14 at 5pm at the Alexander von Humboldt bust at 77th & CPW An equinoctial walk with a Humboldtian view of Central Park  ———- Latitude:   40.47 N    Sunrise: 6:36 am  Moonrise: 12:30 am Longitude: 73.58 W   Sunset: 7:06 pm   Planets & Stars: see web [...]

MSA Award

  THE MYCOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA  Founded in 1932 ©Mycological Society of America Dear Gary,                   May 2, 2017 Congratulations on receiving the Gordon and Tina Wasson Award for your outstanding contributions to the field of mycology and for your efforts in educating the public about fungi. [...]

Clades are here to stay…..a Paradigm for our Times

[Click on the image for an enlargement.] Clades are used in Botany and Zoology, as well as Fungi – and what they have to tell us is not insignificant or irrelevant. Clades can show us the lineages of organisms. Knowing how to see past appearances to the reality of things can direct our research in [...]


ETHNOBOTANY: A FIELD STUDY at the New York Botanical Garden 4 Wednesdays, June 8 – 29, 2016 .

Go ask the mushroom

Winter? What winter?