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Featured biodiversity programs and resources

Targeted to ordinary people with a tendency towards mycophilia. Explore the fascinating world of fungi, from friendly yeasts and tasty chanterelles to athletes food. Even in the fullness of their horrific evilness, fungi are cool. Learn more.
titan arum
Follow the flowerings of Cornell's collection of Amorphophallus titanum. Also known as the Corpse Plant, this native of the rainforests of Sumatra, Indonesia produces the largest unbranched inflorescence of any flower on the planet -- as well as an incredible stench designed to draw flies and carrion beetles to pollinate the plant. Features timelapse videos and more. Visit the blog.
woody plants database homepage
Use this tool to help you choose the right tree, shrub or woody vine based on your site’s conditions, and learn about new woody plants that you may not be familiar with. Visit site.