Fungimap Committee update

Fungimap Committee update

Thanks to those who completed our recent member survey! The responses indicated that members very much consider our core role to continue to be maintaining our fungi records database (with transfers to the Atlas of Living Australia) and continuing to encoura...

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Dr Jordan Bailey webinar “Specimen preservation and purpose”

Dr Jordan Bailey webinar “Specimen preservation and purpose”

Following Roy Halling’s fascinating talk on Boletes last month, in March we welcome Dr Jordan Bailey from the NSW Plant Pathology & Mycology Herbarium. The webinars are free for paid Fungimap members (click here if you would like to join), while no...

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Perth: Sharp-eyed four year old spots previously unrecorded slime mould in Kings Park

Perth: Sharp-eyed four year old spots previously unrecorded slime mould in Kings Park

By Roz Hart, Fungimap President My four year old grandson Miles Hart was playing in the natural areas playground in Kings Park, Perth, when he noticed what looked like small greeny-blue and some bronze-gold metallic balls sticking at the base and up a tree s...

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Roy Halling webinar “Australian Boletes: from there to here”

Roy Halling webinar “Australian Boletes: from there to here”

We are currently hosting a monthly webinar lecture series of national and international mycologists and fungi experts. The webinars are free for paid Fungimap members (click here if you would like to join), while non-members are requested to make a donation ...

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Fungimap data up-to-date in the Atlas of Living Australia

Fungimap data up-to-date in the Atlas of Living Australia

When Fungimap commenced in the mid 1990s, records submitted were stored at first in spreadsheets and then in the “Fungimap database”, an Access database maintained at Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria. There was no on-line interface for this database but th...

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