Find out about our fire fungi

Find out about our fire fungi

Dr Sapphire McMullan-Fisher After the widespread fires many people are returning to these areas to begin to monitor the the recovery of our bushlands. We are hoping that you will help us learn more about how Australian fungi respond after fire. If you are in a...

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Second population of lost Earpick fungus found

Second population of lost Earpick fungus found

The great news early in 2019 was that a second population of the the Stemless Earpick – (Auriscalpium sp. ‘Blackwood’) was found by fungi observer extraordinaire Reiner near Olinda in the Dandenong Ranges East of Melbourne. The Stemless Earpick is a ...

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Be merry! The Green-staining Coral has recently been spotted

Be merry! The Green-staining Coral has recently been spotted

Lost fungus the Green-staining Coral (Phaeoclavulina abietina) has been seen in two new locations in 2019 in Ballarat and Westgate Park in Melbourne. This coral-shaped fruit body is small, multi-branched, yellowish, staining green all over. It grows in cluster...

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Understanding more about our fungi

Understanding more about our fungi

iNaturalist helps track potential weeds and conservation status, with new data being included to indicate where species come from and if they have conservation status. iNaturalist and the Atlas of Living Australia data is improving our understanding of species...

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Mapping Victorian Fungi

Mapping Victorian Fungi

We have finished the final events for the the conservation project ‘Putting Victorian fungi on the map’ (CVA). We would like to thank all the host groups and individuals who helped us get around most of Victoria. Some of the feedback from the group...

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