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Fungimap 8 Registration

 

Main registrations closed. Day registrations to the Eurobodalla Regional Botanical Gardens will be open until Sunday 12 April 2015.

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Coprinus comatus

 

We hope you will join us for Fungimap 8 where you can learn about macrofungi through talks, fungi walks and workshops. The focus of this event is to build up people’s knowledge of macrofungi. Every day we will get out in the bushland around Batmans Bay to look for fungi and learn about them in their natural habitat. Fungimap 8 is suitable for all levels of knowledge from beginner to expert. We are keen to create an environment for friendly sharing of enthusiasm and expertise.

 

 

If you have seen interesting fungi in your neighborhood or backyard, submit the details and/or a photograph of the fungus here.

You will be contributing to the National Australian Fungimap Database - an important and unique collection of information about Australia's fungi - and facilitating research by professionals and citizen scientists alike.

And, because so little is known about Australian fungi you could even be helping to document and describe a species that is new to science!

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What are Fungi?

Finding cures for mycomyopia:
Embedding fungi in Australian biodiversity conservation

Dr Sapphire McMullan-Fisher explains what fungi are, the different types of fungi that make up this diverse kingdom, and the important ecological roles they play in our environment.

 

Alison Pouliot - ecologist, nature photographer, field guide and PhD candidate with Australian National University - discusses challenges to fungal conservation in Australia at the Fungimap VII Conference in Rawson, Victoria on May 24th 2013. An engaging, humorous, and even poetic look at why the vitally important kingdom of Fungi are too often ignored in biodiversity actions and policies.

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