Exciting new program updates!

 Image of Favolaschia calocera by Robert Bender, CC-BY-SA 3.0

 

A Field Guide to Tasmanian Fungi now available in the Fungimap Bookshop

 

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

  • By Alison Pouliot                                It's not often that fungi receive attention in academic journals in disciplines other than the sciences.  I was therefore delighted to...

  • The purpose of this blog post is to encourage internet-savvy people to contribute to fungal conservation!As you may know, fungi, invertebrates, microbes and other life...

  • The Australian Geographic  2014 ANZANG Nature Photographer of the Year competition is now open, with further details and submissions being accepted here: http://www.anzang.samuseum.sa.gov.au/ Although last year...

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