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Science and Nature Lecture: Beetles and Fungi
May 15, 2022, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Powdermill Nature Reserve
Join us as we explore seasonal natural history phenomena of Powdermill Nature Reserve! A lecture will be given in the Parker Room at 2 pm, followed by a short outdoor exploration. Lectures are structured for adult audiences, and children under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult. Pre-registration is required as space is limited.
Beetles and Fungi: Best Friends Forever
What could be better than spotting fungi on your hike? How about spotting a spotted fungus beetle?
Learn about North America’s beautiful, bizarre fungus beetles, how to recognize them, and how fungus has played a critical role in insect evolution.
[Content warning to mycologists: this lecture WILL include slime molds, which are not technically fungi]
Program participants and visitors are expected to adhere to the public health guidance and Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh procedures in place at the time of their visit.