February 2010 Blog Posts (7)

Using mushrooms to kick-start the housing industry?


Added by Gary Lincoff on February 26, 2010 at 10:53pm — No Comments

FLUXUS at MOMA, 4th Floor

"This special installation of posters, newspapers, Fluxus editions, films, and photographs celebrates......"

Added by Gary Lincoff on February 23, 2010 at 7:46pm — No Comments

Using Noah to map the mushrooms in NYC

It takes about 5 minutes to put a photo on the Noah website, plus the collecting data, and locating it on the map provided, and all this with just a digital camera and a Mac. By spring I should have 100 mushrooms located in New York City. If you've got photos of mushrooms in NYC, please add them. Don't worry about identification. Locating them on a map can help us find them again.

Added by Gary Lincoff on February 15, 2010 at 10:09am — No Comments

Mushroom Mapping Mission on NOAH

The lovely folks at NOAH have setup a mushroom mapping mission on their mapping website:…


Added by Christopher Lee Kennedy on February 10, 2010 at 12:30am — No Comments

Watching Fungi Grow



Added by Gary Lincoff on February 9, 2010 at 11:06pm — No Comments

Mushroom Hunting in Cemeteries

Here's a story about hunting mushrooms in a cemetery in Rochester.

Marie found 45 different mushrooms in the Mount Hope Cemetery.

How many are there in New York City cemeteries?

A project waiting to be done!

Marie Heerkens Yet another project I got involved in last summer!


Friends of Mt. Hope :: Mount Hope Mushrooms…


Added by Gary Lincoff on February 2, 2010 at 12:32pm — No Comments

Using a slime mold to understand an urban transit system

January 26, 2010


Slime Mold Proves to Be a Brainy Blob


Let’s hear it for slime molds.

Researchers in Japan have shown that a slime mold can design a network that is as efficient as one developed by humans over many years: the Tokyo rail system. Furthermore, the slime mold can build its network in a day.

A slime mold is what scientists refer to as a single-celled amoeboid organism. When foraging for food, it spreads out as an amorphous… Continue

Added by Gary Lincoff on February 1, 2010 at 1:11pm — No Comments

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