Grant success!

Grant success!

We are thrilled to announce that we were successful in securing a $5,000 grant from the Wettenhall Environment Trust! This grant is to progress the groundbreaking work of nominating the critically endangered Tea-tree Fingers (Hypocreopsis amplectens) for Commo...

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New resource: how to photograph and describe my fungus

New resource: how to photograph and describe my fungus

Catherine Marciniak (@planet_fungi) and Susie Webster from Fungimap have kindly put together a free downloadable field guide for photographing and describing fungal specimens (complete with beautiful photos by Steve Axford!) It also includes a step-by-step pro...

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Tasmaniomyxa umbilicata: a new genus and species of slime mould from Tasmania

Tasmaniomyxa umbilicata: a new genus and species of slime mould from Tasmania

Article and images by Sarah Lloyd OAM Tasmaniomyxa umbilicata was one of the first slime moulds I ever misidentified! To my inexperienced eye it looked like a Lamproderma, and even northern hemisphere experts who saw the fruiting bodies didn’t think otherw...

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Webinar featuring Sarah Lloyd

Webinar featuring Sarah Lloyd

We are delighted to announce that Sarah Lloyd OAM will be delivering our first webinar of the year. Sarah is the foremost expert on slime moulds in Australia, with publications including Where the Slime Mould Creeps and Myxomycetes at Black Sugarloaf. Webinars...

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Monitoring Tea-tree Fingers 2023

Monitoring Tea-tree Fingers 2023

By Sapphire McMullan-Fisher, Michael Amor and Shari Bamos Tea-tree Fingers (TTF, Hypocreopsis amplectens) is listed as Critically Endangered on the International Union for the Conservation of Nature Red List and the Flora and Fauna Guarantee Act, Victoria. We ...

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