Vlog #4 Eating Cicadas

For those of you that don’t know, parts of Virginia, Pennsylvania, Ohio, and of course West Virginia are experiencing an invasion of the most derp-y insects you’ve ever seen. They are called the 17 year cicadas, living most of their life cycle underground and emerging by the thousands as adults (every 17 years 0f course). The WVU arboretum held a Magicicada festival, where the community … Continue reading Vlog #4 Eating Cicadas

Fall Mushroom Identification at the WVBG!

Last Sunday I went on a fungi walk at the West Virginia Botanical Garden lead by WVU Professor of Mycology, Daniel G. Panaccione. Honestly, I haven’t used any of my fungi knowledge since plant pathology class years ago. It was nice to revisit subject… As a disclaimer, organisms and materials in nature should be left in nature. Species live and thrive in their natural environments … Continue reading Fall Mushroom Identification at the WVBG!