The conservation crisis facing fungi

The conservation crisis facing fungi

Having a comprehensive understanding of fungi – their distribution, populations and reproduction – will be critical to understanding the threats to their conservation. But we’ve got a long way to go, says one expert (Alison Pouliot). A great article by A...

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Stealing the limelight

Stealing the limelight

Australia is a land of extremes, of curious organisms with quirky adaptations. Even our ghosts are more perplexing than your regular spook, and you don’t need a Geiger counter or infrared camera to track them down. Ghosts feature fantastically in folklore ac...

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Qld Mycological Society trip to FNQ

Qld Mycological Society trip to FNQ

QMS is organising another trip to Far North Queensland with workshops and forays during the Wet Season (i.e. Fungi Season!) in March 2019. Following their very successful project in 2018, they have produced a Pocket Field Guide specifically for the Tropical Mo...

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The future is fungal

The future is fungal

The Wheeler Centre in Melbourne has an event on 12 March about which they say: Mushrooms, it seems, have some uncanny properties. Fungi are more closely related to humans than plants, and if we can work with our fungal cousins, we might find a way to reduce wa...

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Roz: a big thank you, Sapphire

Roz: a big thank you, Sapphire

Sapphire has put in a sterling effort as Coordinator for Fungimap over the last 4 years. She has been the friendly face, volunteer coordinator, e-news and newsletter information gatherer and producer, replier to emails and much more since 2014. We will miss he...

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