Past Events

  • 2019 Nov 26

    Harvard Herbaria Seminar Series - James Mitchell

    12:00pm to 1:00pm

    Location: 

    22 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138, HUH Seminar Room 125

    James Mitchell, Graduate Student
    Pfister Lab, Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology
    Harvard University

    Topic: TBD

    Abstract: TBD

  • 2019 Nov 12

    Harvard Herbaria Seminar Series: Tucker Pforzheimer and Truman French

    12:00pm to 1:00pm

    Location: 

    22 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138, HUH Seminar Room 125

    Tucker Pforzheimer and Truman French, Managing Partners
    Martha's Vineyard Mycological

    Topic: Back to the Logs: Mycocultural Appropriation on Martha's Vineyard

    Abstract:
    Shiitake mushrooms, Lentinula edodes, are one of the most cultivated species of fungus in the world, and since the 1970’s the U.S. market has grown to over forty million dollars annually. Originating in Japan, China, and Korea, cultivation began on freshly felled oak logs under natural forest canopy; as market demand has...

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  • 2019 Nov 02

    Friends of the Farlow Annual Meeting

    (All day)

    Location: 

    Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA

    The Friends of the Farlow annual meeting will take place on Saturday November 2, 2019 at the Harvard University Herbaria. The invited speaker for annual lecture will be Troy McMullin, Research Scientist from the Canadian Museum of Nature. 

    3:30 - Business Meeting
    4:00 - Talk
    Reception to follow

    Harvard University Herbaria

    Seminar Room 125
    22 Divinity Ave
    Cambridge,...

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  • 2019 May 04

    2019 Clara Cummings Walk

    9:00am to 2:00pm

    Location: 

    Harold Parker State Forest, Andover, MA

    Please join the Friends of the Farlow for the 2019 Clara Cummings Walk at Harold Parker State Forest!

    The Harold Parker State Forest encompasses 3,300 acres in the towns of Andover, North Andover, North Reading and Middleton. It has 35 miles of trails to follow and 11 ponds to visit. Fortunately for the FOF, the 2019 Clara Cummings Walk will be led by Walter Kittredge, a Curatorial Assistant in the Harvard Herbaria, who has been doing vascular plant, bryophyte and lichen inventories both in the Middlesex Fells and the Harold Parker State Forest. Walter...

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  • 2018 Oct 20

    Friends of the Farlow Annual Meeting

    (All day)

    Location: 

    16 Divinity Avenue, Biological Laboratories, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

    The Friends of the Farlow Annual meeting will be combined with the fourth biennial MassMyco meeting. This joint event will take place on Saturday, October 20th, 2018 in the Biological Laboratories of Harvard University, Cambridge, MA. Posters and oral presentations will be welcomed from fungal scientists in any discipline and at all career stages.

    Keynote Speaker: 
    Chris Todd Hittinger
    Associate Professor of Genetics
    University of Wisconsin-Madison
    ...

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  • 2018 Apr 28

    2018 Clara Cummings Walk

    9:00am to 1:30pm

    Location: 

    Mt. Auburn Cemetery [580 Mount Auburn St, Cambridge, MA]

    Please join us on Saturday, April 28th for the 2018 Clara Cummings Walk at the historic Mt. Auburn Cemetery. Cemeteries have often been revered by biologists as biodiversity refugia; for this reason, Mt. Auburn Cemetery is currently collaborating with Lesley University in a citizen science and education biodiversity program: the Mount Auburn Urban Ecosystem Project

    This walk will be an opportunity for the Friends of the Farlow – as citizen scientists – to contribute to the documentation of the biodiversity in fungi, lichenized fungi, and bryophytes occurring on...

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  • 2017 Nov 04

    2017 FOF Annual Meeting with Guest Lecturer Camille Truong

    3:30pm to 6:30pm

    Location: 

    Harvard University Herbaria RM 125 [22 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge MA]
    Please join us on Saturday, November 4th for the 2017 Friends of the Farlow Annual Meeting. This year's guest lecturer will be Camille Truong, a postdoctoral research fellow in Plant Pathology at the University of Florida, Gainesville.  Camille will present, "Gondwanan Fungi; Mycological Research in Patagonia" at 4pm following the 3:30pm business meeting.  There will be a reception after the lecture.  We hope that you can join us!
  • 2017 May 21

    The 2017 Clara Cummings Walk

    8:45am to 2:15pm

    Location: 

    Appleton Farms and Grass Rides [857 Highland Street, South Hamilton MA 01982]

    Please join us on Sunday, May 21st for the 2017 Clara Cummings Walk at Appleton Farms Grass Rides! Beginning from the Highland parking lot, we will stroll among the hardwood lined trails of the Grass Rides Loop, to the Long Causeway Brook to the pinnacle on Pigeon Hill; after taking in the spectacular panoramic views of the Great Pasture, we will continue down the Plains Trail.   There are four pinnacles located throughout the property which were salvaged from Harvard’s Gore Hall and bequeathed to the Appleton's for their long association with Harvard University. The...

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  • 2016 Nov 05

    FoF Annual Meeting

    4:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard University Herbaria

    Speaker - Sarah Watkinson, Department of Plant Sciences, Oxford University

    Talk Title - "Plumbing the Forest Floor"

    3:30 - Business Meeting
    4:00 - Public Lecture
    Refreshments to follow

    Everyone is welcome!

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