Mythology meets natural history in an upcoming holiday-themed talk hosted by the Harris Center for Conservation Education in Hancock.

Harris Center naturalist Susie Spikol will reveal the link between the fly agaric mushroom and the origins of Jolly Old Saint Nick.

The talk will be held on the videoconferencing platform Zoom on Thursday Dec. 3, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. For login details, register at