Chris Merck

Joined: Apr 11, 2020 Last Active: Apr 16, 2024 iNaturalist

My interests as a naturalist are:

  • developing techniques to train species recognition
  • etymology of botanical names
  • early botany's connections with Greek mythology
  • wild progenitors and relatives of cultivated crops
  • outdoor mushroom cultivation
  • plant and mushroom foraging
  • collecting and exchanging seeds and spores
  • nature writing
  • conservation and enjoyment of wild places

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