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New Special Glass Flowers Exhibit - Fruits of Decay

September 11, 2019

Fruits in Decay, a new special exhibit in the Glass Flowers gallery at the Harvard Museum of Natural History, explores blight, rot, and other diseases on summer fruits. It features exquisitely detailed glass botanical models of strawberries, peaches, apricots, plums, and pears made by famed glass artist Rudolf Blaschka.

The Glass Flowers Team, Jennfier Brown, Collection Manager, Ware Collection of Blaschka Glass Models of Plants,...

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Dr. Pfister and Dr. Sharon Cantrell, 2018-2019 president of MSA

Prof. Don Pfister receives Distinguished Mycologist Award

August 20, 2019

At the annual Mycological Society of America (MSA) meeting this week, Asa Gray Professor of Systematic Botany and Curator of the Farlow Library and Herbarium, Donald Pfister, was presented with The Distinguished Mycologist Award. Intended to recognize individuals with a distinguished career in the field of mycology, the award is one of the highest honors given by the MSA. Professor Pfister has most certainly had a distinguished career and we are all so proud of him and this very well-deserved honor. Congratulations, Don!

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