Bio ⁕ Nova Patch
Nova is an amateur lichenologist, focusing on the urban lichens of New York City, and runs the website and open data project Lichens.nyc. They are a botany student at the New York Botanical Garden and an active member of the New York Mycological Society. Past lichen talks and walks have been given to the Clark Rogerson Foray, New York Mycological Society, Connecticut Westchester Mycological Association, and Boston Skillshare. To refer to themself, as opposed to gendered pronouns like.