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Fungimap is excited to announce 'sponsor a species': your opportunity to be a part of Australian fungal history!

Fungimappers are busy working towards publishing a second edition of Fungimap's highly successful field guide to Australian fungi, Fungi Down Under. This project involves hundreds of thousands of dollars’ worth of volunteer time to identify and record the species, convert this data into maps, describe the species, source the images and manage the project, etc. We're offering Fungimappers the opportunity to donate to the Austral Fungi Fund which will help us publish the book.

Species are avialable for sponsorship, these are from the first edition of Fungi Down Under and an additional 100 species that will be published in Fungi Down Under 2. Many of these species can be seen on our online field guide.

Your donation as part of Sponsor a species supports the Austral Fungi Fund. The AFF supports the work of Fungimap in advancing knowledge and conservation of Australian fungi, such as through publication of field guides, organising training workshops and preparing submissions that assist public policy development. Fungimap will be pleased to acknowledge your donation in the following ways:

• Acknowledgement of your donation in the print and, if relevant, e-book editions of Fungi Down Under 2. Your donation will also be acknowledged in the Fungi Down Under Online Field Guide, and in the Fungimap Newsletter.

• An A4 certificate of appreciation, and also a proof of the A5 page of the species that has been sponsored once the hard copy book is printed (expected to be in 2016).

• A tax invoice detailing your tax deductible contribution to the Austral Fungi Fund.

Please note only individuals and not-for-profit groups are eligible for their Sponsor a Species donation to be tax-deductible. Businesses can still Sponsor a Species, but the donation would not be tax deductible.

For all questions, please contact us.

 Many of the species are avialable for sponsorship through our online shop. A list of all the currently available species are listed below, please contact us directly if a species is not yet in the shop:

AGARICS Agaricus xanthodermus CUPS & DISCS Aleuria rhenana
AGARICS Amanita arenaria [=Torrendia arenaria] CUPS & DISCS Aleurina ferruginea [=Jafneadelphus ferrugineus]
AGARICS Amanita armeniaca CUPS & DISCS Ascocoryne sarcoides
AGARICS Amanita austroviridis group CUPS & DISCS Banksiamyces macrocarpus
AGARICS Asterophora mirabilis CUPS & DISCS Chlorociboria aeruginascens group
AGARICS Bolbitius vitellinus CUPS & DISCS Cookeina insititia [=Boedijnopeziza insititia, Microstoma insititium]
AGARICS Cantharellus concinnus CUPS & DISCS Cookeina tricholoma
AGARICS Cortinarius austroalbidus CUPS & DISCS Poronia erici
AGARICS Cortinarius sublargus CUPS & DISCS Scutellinia scutellata group
AGARICS Descolea recedens group [includes Descolea maculata] FALSE TRUFFLES Gymnogaster boletoides
AGARICS Hebeloma aminophilum group JELLIES Heterotextus peziziformis group [including Heterotextus miltinus]
AGARICS Hypholoma brunneum JELLIES Tremella mesenterica group 
AGARICS Inocybe violaceocaulis LASCHIOIDS Favolaschia calocera
AGARICS Marasmius elegans LICHENS Badimiella pteridophila [=Badimiella serusiauxii]
AGARICS Marasmius oreades LICHENS Chrysothrix candellaris
AGARICS Mycena leaiana  LICHENS Xanthoparmelia semiviridis [=Chondropsis semiviridis]
AGARICS Oudemansiella radicata group MORELS Morchella esculenta group
AGARICS Pleurotus australis PINS Chlorovibrissea bicolor
AGARICS Roridomyces (Mycena) austrororida  PINS Vibrissea dura
AGARICS Simocybe phlebophora POLYPORES Aurantiporus pulcherrimus [=Tyromyces pulcherrimus]
AGARICS Volvopluteus gloiocephalus (Volvariella speciosa) POLYPORES Gloeophyllum concentricum
BIRD’S NESTS Sphaerobolus stellatus POLYPORES Hexagonia vesparia [=H. gunnii]
BOLETES Austroboletus lacunosus group [including Austroboletus occidentalis] POLYPORES Laetiporus portentosus [=Piptoporus portentosus]
BOLETES Boletus edulis POLYPORES Microporus affinis
BOLETES Laccocephalum hartmannii POLYPORES Neolentiporus maculatissimus
BOLETES Phlebopus marginatus POLYPORES Panellus (Dictyopanus) pusillus
BRACKETES Piptoporus australiensis PUFFBALLS Calostoma fuhreri
CHANTERELLES Craterellus cornucopioides PUFFBALLS Calostoma fuscum
CHANTERELLES Helvella chinensis RUSTS Uromyces politus
CLUBS Cordyceps hawkesii SMOOTH or WRINKLED FUNGI Auricularia delicata group
CLUBS Underwoodia beatonii SMOOTH or WRINKLED FUNGI Cotylidia undulata
CORALS Clavaria amoena [=Clavulinopsis amoena] SMOOTH or WRINKLED FUNGI Cymatoderma elegans 
CRUSTS, CUSHIONS, BALLS AND FLASKS Annulohypoxylon bovei [=Hypoxylon bovei] SMOOTH or WRINKLED FUNGI Stereum ostrea
CRUSTS, CUSHIONS, BALLS AND FLASKS Hypocreopsis amplectans (sp. ‘Nyora’) STINKHORNS Claustula fischeri
CRUSTS, CUSHIONS, BALLS AND FLASKS Hypoxylon howeianum SLIME MOULDS Ceratiomyxa fruticulosa
CRUSTS, CUSHIONS, BALLS AND FLASKS Neobarya agaricicola [=Barya agaricicola] SLIME MOULDS Fuligo septica
TOOTH FUNGI Beenakia dacostae SLIME MOULDS Lycogala epidendrum



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