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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.

Recent Fungimap Blog Posts

  • Holbrook - A Fungus and Grass Identification Workshopby Alison Pouliot An enthusiastic crowd turned up for the fungus & grass workshop. Photo: Elise Wenden...

  • Perth and Australian Fundraiser for International Society for Fungal ConservationSapphire McMullan-Fisher & Roz HartWe had a successful fund raising day at Star Swamp on Sunday...

  • Fungimappers are invited to take a survey looking into media engagement and citizen science by University of Tasmania student Fraser Johnston. To fill out the...

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