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Frick-Ruppert Hosts 'Mushrooms In The Forest' Talk October 8

 

September 30, 2019

Dr. Jennifer Frick-Ruppert

The public is invited to a talk on mushrooms on Tuesday, Oct. 8, led by Dr. Jennifer Frick-Ruppert, a professor of biology and environmental science at Brevard College and who chairs the science and mathematics division.

What are all those mushrooms that appear in the summer and fall? Do they harm or help our native plants? How do they grow? What's the difference between a fungus and a mushroom? Which ones are poisonous or medicinal or edible? If you are curious about local species in general or about mushrooms in particular, come learn more about them. They might be unusual and underappr...



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