CITIZEN SCIENCE WORKSHOP

Join Jessica, Sue, and Paul at a workshop introducing our club’s Citizen Science project; you’ll learn about our project goals, discover how to collect and document specimens for the project, and participate in a walk on the trails at Dianna’s to put your new knowledge into practice. We’ll walk you through all the necessary steps for participation in this incredible project.

Topics covered during the workshop will include:
- Documenting fungal specimens in the field through note-taking and photography - Collecting specimens responsibly
- Creating thorough descriptions of collected specimens
- Using Mushroom Observer to record information on specimens
- Using the Mycoportal and GenBank to decide which specimens to submit
- Preserving specimens for herbarium storage

Save the date! Our Citizen Science Workshop will be Saturday, July 21st from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at Dianna’s house, 441 Kennedy Road, Leed