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Research Museums Center holds first all-museums tour

The Research Museums Center’s first all-museums tour featured a potpourri of “hidden” treasures and a virtual journey through time.

Expanding fungal diversity, one cell at a time

More than a million species of fungi are estimated to live on this planet, but most of that diversity remains unknown because the fungi have avoided detection and have not been cultured for study in laboratories.

Welcome to the Herbarium

The University of Michigan Herbarium is home to some of the finest botanical collections in the world. The 1.7 million specimens of vascular plants, algae, bryophytes, fungi, and lichens combined with the expertise of the faculty-curators, students, and staff provide a world-class facility for teaching and research in systematic biology and biodiversity studies.

Michigan Flora March Featured Plant

 Erigenia bulbosa - Blooms usually from early to late April, late March when springs are early, especially in southernmost Michigan.  Learn More