TROPICAL Mushrooms

Costa Rica
Uncovering Costa Rican Mushrooms

Come collect mushrooms in the tropical oak forests of Costa Rica with Field Museum Research Associate and mycologist Dr. Greg Mueller, who is also Vice President of Science and Academic Programs at The Chicago Botanic Gardens.

Check out his 2004 Expedition Archive, where you can read his past dispatches describing the team's discoveries and view amazing videos and photos of some fascinating fungi—you'll be surprised by the invaluable role these often-overlooked organisms play in nature!