Author Archives: nightwitch
See the flyer here. I have several pieces there, which are for sale if you’re looking to do early holiday shopping. The exhibit opened September 15th, 2016, and will close October 31st, 2016. It is being held at the Morning … Continue reading
Sent in my Horst Forster, of Austria. Fantastic zone lines!
I know you have been waiting for it! The 2015 fungus of the year, as voted for via hair color in the Applied Mycology Lab, is Chlorociboria species! Thanks to everyone who voted! (A lot of the colors aren’t visible in … Continue reading
Hey all! We got a bit of a shout out in Popular Science this month (they did a phone interview with me). Check it out here.
Three members of the Applied Mycology Lab (we got a lab rename!) were spotted at a Wood Magic booth on Saturday, demonstrating how bubbles can be blown through red oak. Hooray for wood anatomy! (from left to … Continue reading
At the beginning of each school term, the lab votes on its favorite fungus. Voting is done via hair color (of course). The results were as follows: Scytalidium cuboideum: 2.5 votes (someone had a dyed hair clip instead of actual … Continue reading
Meet Yasmanie, our fantastic field guide who hacks through the vines so we can get to the awesome spalting! He also is much better at spotting Tangarana trees than any of us are…
Green zone lines, people. GREEN zone lines!
If you’re not yet a contributor to the pigment research, look at what you are missing! Below is some purple stain my PhD student found in the Amazon rain forest of Peru!