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Lynne Boddy Talk

Rotten Trees with Dr. Lynne Boddy

November 12, 2020

The Boston Mycological Club and the Friends of the Farlow hosted Dr. Lynne Boddy's "Rotten Trees" talk via Zoom on November 8, 2020. Lynne Boddy is Professor in the School of Biosciences at Cardiff University, Wales. A fungal ecologist, Dr. Boddy’s research centers on the ecology of wood decomposition, including wood decomposition processes, synecology and autecology. She pioneered the study of fungal community structure and dynamics in wood and has related community structure and development to decomposition rate. A...

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Friends of the Farlow Virtual Foray October 4-5, 2020

October 1, 2020

The Friends of the Farlow is hosting a virtual foray from October 4-5, 2020: make any observation of fungi, mosses, lichens, or algae, in the New England area on iNaturalist and we will compile it into a collection project to share the results! iNaturalist is a free online platform for making and sharing observations about nature. This virtual event is in place of the annual...

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Friends of the Farlow 2019 Annual Meeting

November 12, 2019
The Friends of the Farlow Annual Meeting was held on Saturday, November 2, 2019 at the Harvard University Herbaria. Dr. Troy McMullin of the Canadian Museum of Nature was our speaker, treating attendees to a great talk entitled "Adventures in Lichenology".