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One Hundred Lichens New to Quebec, Canada, and North America from the Gaspé Peninsula

Troy McMullin went for a backcountry ski in Parc national de la Gaspésie and discovered a lichenologist’s wonderland. Continue reading

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Moss and Lichen: Wait, what’s the difference?

To Canadian Museum of Nature cryptogam enthusiast Cassandra Robillard they are small, fascinating and loveable. But for most people, a look at the botany assistant’s favourite organisms draws the question: What’s that? Continue reading

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Returning Home

By Mark Graham and Jennifer Doubt Even though we try to use our museum powers for good, there are times when things go wrong. Collectors—both amateur and professional—are dedicated and extremely passionate about what they do. That enthusiasm for collecting … Continue reading

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Surrounded by Lichens

Lichens play many roles in nature. But in the eyes of Ebony Griffin and Roger Bull, they are works of art—beautiful enough to display in the exhibition Lichens. Continue reading

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