Flora of County Longford

Flora of County Longford

In 1986 John (Seán) Thomas Howard submitted his MSc Thesis on the The Flora of County Longford. A copy of the manuscript was given to Maura Scannel and has been kept at the National Herbarium ever since. We are very grateful to Seán Howard for giving us permission for...
Rare Stinkhorn appears in Dublin Garden

Rare Stinkhorn appears in Dublin Garden

The Basket Stinkhorn (Clathrus ruber), has been found in a city garden in Sutton. A relative of the more widely known stinkhorn, the spores of this mushroom are dispersed by flies attracted to the smell of rotting carrion it releases. This is an interesting discovery,...