5th Annual Bioblitz

Entrance sign for Stone Mountain State Park

 

Julie Cubeta, Liz Henderson, and Drs. Marc Cubeta and Rytas Vilgalys participated in the fifth annual bioblitz on May 16, 2015 at Stone Mountain State Park located in Roaring Gap, North Carolina (Wilkes and Alleghany Counties) to characterize the fungal biodiversity in the park. A comprehensive list of 23 fungal and 1 lichen species found in the park during the bioblitz was submitted to Ed Corey, Inventory Biologist with the NC Division of Parks and Recreation in June 2015. Articles related to the bioblitz can be viewed at the following websites News article 1 and News article 2.

 

 

Current herbarium group

Photo of Kathryn Hanser, Marc Cubeta, Laura Kaderabek, and Bryan Cody (left to right)

 

Current herbarium group taking a short break from herbarium related activities in front of an oak tree on the brickyard (from left to right Kathryn Hanser, Marc Cubeta, Laura Kaderabek, and Bryan Cody).