mushrooms of texas project
The purpose of this project is to enhance our understanding of the distribution of mushrooms and other fungi in Texas. We use an application called iNaturalist to collect and manage observations of our local fungi. Our highest priority is to collect information on the ecological and commercial value of our native edible species. However, we hope this project will lead to a better understanding of the distribution of all species in Texas and we encourage others to use this data for research and conservation purposes.
Circle Acres nature preserve, austin tx
We are currently collaborating with Ecology Action of Texas, a local non-profit, at the Circle Acres Nature Preserve to manage an off-the-grid research station where we host a number of different educational activities. We have a rainwater system, an outdoor classroom, workshop space, experimental greenhouse, biochar gasifiers, demonstration gardens, and active project sites where we experiment with the use of fungi for ecological restoration.