Texas Legislature Designates State Mushroom
The rare and rather unique, star-shaped fungus with the Latin name Chorioactis geaster received official designation Friday when Gov. Greg Abbott signed a resolution making it the State Mushroom of Texas. Only two other states (Minnesota and Oregon) have officially declared a state mushroom. The mushroom is highly selective about where it grows . . .
Documentary Short Film “Stickman” Marks Completion of Stickwork Exhibition
Nationally acclaimed artist Patrick Dougherty finished his latest Stickwork sculpture in February and today, the Fort Worth Botanic Garden | Botanical Research Institute of Texas (FWBG|BRIT) and local video production company EC Films release “Stickman,” a five-minute documentary short film tracing the exhibition’s installation to completion.