Earth is a very green planet, brimming with vegetation. But how do the tales of trees and roots intertwine with our own? Here you’ll learn about fire, fungus-farming ants, and what lake cores can tell us about habitats to help set a frame on the verdant world we live in.
Watch as Museum Member and actor Ty Burrell takes us behind the scenes in the Museum’s botany and mycology collections and Dr. Jason Cryan hosts a conversation with Museum scientists.
BOTANY & MYCOLOGY VIDEOS
Go deeper into our herbarium with this guided virtual tour!
How do scientists press plants for collections? Find out how!
Some pine cones need some extra heat to open. Check out this cool adaptation.