Fabulous Fungi

Have you seen the Netflix documentary, Fantastic Fungi? If so, maybe its awakened your interest in how these organisms and their mycelium provide connections among living things, especially trees. Some fantastic new titles about fungi: Boddy, Lynne. Humongous Fungus. (Juvenile Collection). Hawksworth, D.L. Fungarium. (Juvenile Collection). Owen, Ruth. Fungi: Colorful Clean-up Crews. (Juvenile Collection). Sheldrake, … Continue reading Fabulous Fungi

Book Review: The Language of the Butterflies by Wendy Williams

Though most people take butterflies for granted, Williams elevates the place of this tiny insect in the scientific community. She describes butterfly “addicts” and includes herself in the group. While most addicts are attracted to the butterflies’ color and beauty, a neural effect she describes in chapter 13, she proves there much more to be … Continue reading Book Review: The Language of the Butterflies by Wendy Williams