Monthly Archives: October 2013

Ghoulish puffballs now in local woods

Although at little out of the plant realm, fall is puffball mushroom season.  While fall botanizing in open woods, I often come across these startling-look fungi.  At first glance they look just like human skulls stuck in the ground.  When … Continue reading

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New Rain Gardens in Clowes Hall Parking Lot

As part of the construction of Butler University’s new Schrott Center for the Arts, the Clowes Hall parking lot was reconfigured. The new building followed building standards for LEED certification.  Among other “green features”, the parking lot has permeable pavement … Continue reading

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