Gary Lincoff
Gary Lincoff Gary Lincoff has taught plant studies at the Botanical Garden since the 1970s. He is author of several books on mushrooms, including The Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Mushrooms. In 2002, he was awarded NYBG Instructor of the Year, and most recently awarded the 2017 Gordon and Tina Wasson Award from the Mycological Society of America.

Classes by this instructor

Morels, though hard to spot, occur throughout the metropolitan New York City region, and spring is the ideal time of year to find them. Discover how and where to hunt for them, as well as a number of other distinctive spring mushrooms including oysters, inky caps, wine caps, dryad's saddle, reish more...
06/07 We 10:00am-01:00pm Lincoff
Learn to identify native and introduced herbs, ferns, shrubs, and trees as they appear in summer, and get to know plants that may be found in fields, on roadsides, and in woodlands and wetlands. Learn about basic plant structure, taxonomy, and making your own plant collections. You may borrow a h more...
06/09 Fr 10:00am-01:00pm Lincoff
This course is also required for the Gardening and Horticultural Therapy Certificates.
Designed for students who want a user–friendly introduction to plant science, this course surveys the major groups of plants—flowering plants, conifers, ferns more...
06/26 Mo 06:15pm-08:55pm Lincoff