Most people remember Beatrix Potter as the author of beloved children’s books like The Tale of Peter Rabbit, but she had a lesser-known, but important career as a mushroom hunter and amateur mycologist! In the new children’s book, Beatrix Potter, Scientist, author and Kansas City Star parenting columnist Lindsay H. Metcalf explores Potter’s work as […]
Oprah steeps the soul with nature cinematographer Louie Schwartzberg, who has worked around the world, filming in 54 countries. This excerpt from the OWN series "Steep Your Soul" asks Louie to describe his morning ritual.
What Are Fairy Rings? If you’ve ever stumbled upon mushrooms growing in a circle shape, you might wonder if you’ve entered a magical land. What makes these fungi grow in a circle? It is aliens, or fairies, or something a bit more straightforward? Researchers found a fairy ring 2,000 feet in diameter in France, a […]