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Undiscovered backyard biodiversity: New lichen species discovered in Guelph, Canada

Troy McMullin’s inventory of the Arboretum at the University of Guelph, in Ontario, reveals that there is still lots of undiscovered biodiversity in our backyards. Continue reading

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Fluorescent Lichens: Dazzling Creatures of Light

Ever seen a fluorescent lichen? They can be found across Canada, and—thanks to a recent collecting trip by botanist Jennifer Doubt—they can also be seen in the museum. Continue reading

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