Tag: ALA Herbarium

Ickert-Bond Lab: systematics meets ecology, paleontology, and genomics

Lichen walk

Former student Celia Hampton Miller, co-author of the upcoming Compendium of Alaska Lichens led a group of ~ 20 participants on a lichen walk on the ski trails at UAF. Celia has studied lichen taxonomy at the University of Alaska Herbarium and the University of Graz, Austria. She currently works as a botanist for the…
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And you, whose pastime is to make midnight mushrooms…

The Herbarium hosted another successful iNaturalist event as part of our Plants and Fungi of Alaska project. Mycologist Dr. Gary Laursen led 56 mushroom enthusiasts on a mushroom hike on the ski trails at the UAF campus.  Folks went into the woods and hunted for mushrooms (parasitic, saprophytic and mycorrhizal). What a spectacular sight it was when…
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