June 7-9
Danville, IN

2018 State Conference

2018 State Conference

2018 State Conference

2018 State Conference

Bill N. McKnight (The Mad Botanist)

Presentation

Mushrooms in Your Garden: A Source of Food and a Way to Get Healthier Plants

MUSHROOMS IN YOUR GARDEN: A Source of Food and a Way to Get Healthier Plants Attendees will get an overview of the fungi with special emphasis on taxa gardeners commonly encounter, easily grown tasty species, as well as why and how fungi, specifically mycorrhizae, can help you produce healthier and more abundant plants. The presentation will feature some projected visuals, demos and lots of useful information.

About the Speaker

Buck, as many know him, is a classically trained botanist who has gardened for over 50 years. He has taught high school biology, worked as a museum curator, and has been the special publications director for the Indiana Academy of Science for 30 years. He authored and self-published Rantings of a Mad Botanist (2016). Bryophytes (mosses) and ethnobotany are two his specialties. He lives and gardens in NE Indianapolis