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 Clara Cummings Walk. 

How to Participate

You can upload observations photos to the iNaturalist mobile app or the on

  1. Create an account on, or download the Mobile App for iPhone or Android
  2. Join the Friends of the Farlow project on 
  3. Get outside!  Take a walk anywhere in New England and take pictures any fungi, mosses, lichens, or algae you may find. You can take pictures with your phone and upload them to the iNaturalist App or take pictures with a camera and upload them to the iNaturalist website when you get home. 

Visit our Friends of the Farlow Virtual Foray Information page to learn more about how to use iNaturalist and find links to helpful field guides.