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Plants interact with fungi in incredible ways. From pathogens to important symbionts, it would seem that plants cannot escape the mycological community. There are plants out there that have reversed their role with fungi. These are the parasitic mycoheterotrophs. Join me for a discussion with Dr. Tom Horton from the SUNY college of Environmental Science and Forestry about these incredible marvels of evolution. This is certainly one you don’t want to miss! 


Photo Credits: brewbooks, Ed Ogle, NC Orchid, and Richard Droker

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How to draw botanical doodle / zentangle by Noah’s ART

Found this beauty showing off today. #GreatMormon#butterfly#bird#wings#flight#butterflies#bugs#tropical#beauty#animals#velvet#red#black#feathery#fredrickmeijergardens#sculpturegarden#botanical#hothouse#hatching#grandrapids#michigan (at Frederick Meijer Scuplture Garden)