Edward Avery McIlhenny

…McIlhenny Company, famous for Tobasco brand pepper sauce, he was also an ardent naturalist and Honorary Life Associate Member of the American Ornithologists’ Union.(1) Edward Avery McIlhenny collected this fungal…

Saving the Crystal Skipper

…Putnam from NC Sea Grant, Carol Price from NC Aquariums, and Ben Fleming from NC State Parks collected seed at Fort Macon State Park. Funding was provided by NC Sea…

Happy Birthday, Psilocybe!

…when ingested metabolizes into psilocin, a potent hallucinogen.2 Prior to shipping the specimens to Utah, Dr. Cotter photographed them for inclusion in our online catalog, mycoportal.org. One specimen (NCU-F-0009757) stood…

William Willard Ashe

…of land “Situate in the Western Part of said City (Raleigh) fronting on Hillsborough Street known as ‘Elmwood,’ late the residence of R.M. Saunders.” The price was $12,000. Samuel A’Court…

Photography Sessions

…and entourage: $75 for two hours Photo sessions that require minimal equipment and 1-2 subjects: $25 for two hours Once we receive your completed photography online form, we will add…

Wishlist

…available to more members of our campus community. All contributions will be gratefully acknowledged and may be tax deductible. Donate Online Simply click the Support Us button at the bottom…

Spreading the Herbarium Gospel

…if Williston collected any herbarium specimens. Fortunately, the online database where we catalog our specimens (sernecportal.org) also searches other herbaria consortia across North America, including the Mid-Atlantic Herbaria Consortium. Searching…