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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.

- Massie S. Ballon, DOE Joint Genome Institute

Category: Research; Natural Sciences

Tags: LSA; Ecology and Evolutionary Biology; Herbarium; Timothy James

Citizen science: Research Museums Center prairie restoration project begins

“The goal of the prairie restoration project is to restore part of the RMC grounds to a pollinator friendly prairie with Michigan native plants.” ~ Dr. Erika Tucker, Insect Division collection manager, U-M Museum of Zoology

- Gail Kuhnlein

Category: Graduate; Museum of Zoology; Outreach

Tags: Ecology and Evolutionary Biology; Herbarium; Christopher Dick; L. Lacey Knowles; Anton Reznicek; Research Museums Center; Sasha Bishop; Erika Tucker

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