Denver Botanic Gardens mycologist gives presentations in Vail, Sept. 9-10

Denver Botanic Gardens mycologist gives presentations in Vail, Sept. 9-10
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By Krista Driscoll

VAIL — Vera Stucky Evenson grew up on a farm in Montana established generations prior by pioneering ancestors. Surrounded by natural things, she became the kid who was constantly gazing at the wild birds and butterflies as they flitted amongst the sheep and the chickens and the turkeys that roamed the property.She explored the marshy areas, walking amongst the violets and other exquisite little plants, always mindful of the tiny crowns peering through the taller foliage in shades of white and beige and brown.“We were taught to be very afraid or respectful of mushrooms,” she said. “I can only image …

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