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Mushroom Mapping

Mushroom Mapping

If you see a mushroom, take a picture of it and submit your data. Make sure to include a habitat description and applicable notes on nearby tree types, the presence of other mushrooms, odor, spore print color, and whether the cap is slimy or dry. Sign in to join mission

Mushroom Mapping
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Mushroom ecology is a pivotal orientation point for exploring urban systems. Help us gather important data and spread knowledge about mushrooms by documenting their locations in your area. The Mushroom Mapping project is a collaborative effort between Columbia’s Urban Landscape Lab, Spatial Information Design Lab and StrataSpore.

Mushroom Mapping

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Lumpy Bracket Zlatan Celebic 1 0 Lumpy Bracket
Stalked Hairy Fairy Cup Christine Y. 2 0 Stalked Hairy Fairy Cup
Tiny Button Lichen Zlatan Celebic 1 0 Tiny Button Lichen
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Unknown Fungus ForestDragon 1 0 Unknown Fungus
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