Images please

Images please

We (editors Tom May, Pam Catcheside, Sarah Lloyd) would be grateful for images of any of the Fungimap target species that are proposed for the second edition. These are shown in bold in the lists that can be accessed in the link:   https://fungimap.org.au/in...

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NZ foray & colloquium 2019

NZ foray & colloquium 2019

Our friends, Fungal Network of NZ, are running a 4-day foray and 1-day colloquium next year at Awakeri – a hot springs area – near the north coast of the North Island, May 12-18 2019. Awakeri has easy access to forests and spectacular reserves in t...

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Review by Paul George

Review by Paul George

Are slime moulds really creepy? No way! A bit like a cross between animals and fungi these tiny organisms do indeed creep, but on closer inspection they are both fascinating and frequently beautiful. But be warned, they are not easy to find, for they are tiny ...

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Landcare story on soil architecture

Landcare story on soil architecture

Landcarers can encourage fungi by maximising habitat types and microclimates that retain a variety of organic matter (leaves, sticks, branches and bark of varying age and size). This provides the best opportunity for a diversity of fungi to colonise. Rem...

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Oldest & biggest organism

Oldest & biggest organism

An Armillaria gallica in North America is now known to weigh 400,000 kg and cover an area of 370,000 sq m. And genome sequencing shows that this species has hardly evolved at all over its centuries long growth. See here for the full report on Science Alert. ph...

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