Fungi & Lichens
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Videos & Films
‘Gifts of the Land: A Guided Nature Tour with Robin Wall Kimmerer’
The Commons of the University of Kansas. 3/25/21. 20:48
‘Live from Carl Schurz Park: Fungi and Lichens’ with Susan Hewitt.
Carl Schurz Park Conservancy. 4/6/21. 6:10
‘Welcome to the World of Fantastic Fungi’.
Documentary film by Louie Schwartzberg.
Fantastic Fungi and Netflix.
Organizations & Websites
New York Mycological Society
iNaturalist App – share your observations with the wider community
A joint project of the California Academy of Sciences and the National Geographic Society
Look for these projects:
Lichens of New York City
Fungi of NYC, a project of the New York Mycological Society
U.S. Forest Service.
Articles & Reports
‘How Fungi Can Help Fight Climate Change.’
Schuerman, Lindsey Jean. One Earth. 10/25/21
Likin’ the Lichens in New York State.
New York State Parks Department Blog. 5/9/17.
The Overlooked Organisms That Keep Challenging Our Assumptions About Life
Yong, Ed. The Atlantic. 1/17/19
There’s Fungus Among Us.
New York State Parks Department Blog. 10/30/18
The Secret Lives of Fungi. They shape the world-and offer lessons for how to live in it.
Hsu, Hua. The New Yorker. 5/11/20.
Sheldrake, Merlin. Entangled Life: How Fungi Make Our Worlds, Change Our Minds and Shape Our Futures. Random House. 2020.
Simard, Suzanne. Finding the Mother Tree: Discovering the Wisdom of the Forest.
DK Publishing/Knopf. 2021