Re:wild and IUCN SSC become first global organisations to call for the recognition of fungi as one of the three kingdoms of life!

Re:wild and IUCN SSC become first global organisations to call for the recognition of fungi as one of the three kingdoms of life!

Environmental groups and the Chilean Ministry of Environment join the Fungi Foundation in committing to promote inclusive “fauna, flora and funga” language and ensure that fungi— which are critical to all life on Earth—are integrated into co...

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Entoloma ravinense – an endangered species of fungus

Entoloma ravinense – an endangered species of fungus

By Pam Catcheside & David Catcheside Email: Pam Catcheside pam.catcheside[at]sa.gov.au First published: Catcheside PS, Catcheside DEA (2021). Entoloma ravinense – an endangered species of fungus. The South Australian Naturalist. 94: 168-172. INTRODUC...

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iNaturalist project – Frequently Asked Questions

iNaturalist project – Frequently Asked Questions

If you are not yet a member of the Fungimap Australia project on iNaturalist, visit https://inaturalist.ala.org.au/projects/fungimap-australia and click on “Join this project” on the upper right of the page. Top 6 most Frequently Asked Questions ab...

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Australia’s rarest fungus discovered clinging to life on French Island

Australia’s rarest fungus discovered clinging to life on French Island

Media release: Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria Scientists and volunteers from Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria have discovered the largest population of Australia’s oddest and most critically endangered fungus on French Island, Victoria. Tea-Tree Fingers (Hypoc...

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Slime moulds: what are they?

Slime moulds: what are they?

Text and images by Sarah Lloyd OAM Slime moulds have baffled naturalists and scientists for centuries. In about 1750 when Swedish botanist Carl Linnaeus was devising his system of classification, he decided there were two kingdoms: plants and animals. Fungi ...

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