Putting fungi on the map

Putting fungi on the map

We are building knowledge about distributions of fungi and we need your help. August Hao (University of Melbourne) & Tom May (Royal Botanic Gardens Vic) We know many Australian fungi have distinct distribution patterns, but these patterns are challenging t...

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Fungal networks spreading further

Fungal networks spreading further

It was exciting to receive the recent newsletters of the Bendigo Field Naturalists Club, Castlemaine Field Naturalists Club and the Field Naturalists Club of Ballarat and see fungi featuring prominently on the first pages. Field Nats have, of course, always be...

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Unusual species found at Fairy Dell

Unusual species found at Fairy Dell

Tom May (Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria) In May 2019, Fungimap held events in East Gippsland as part of the ‘Putting the Victorian fungi on the map’ project supported by the Victorian governnment. One of the events was a trip to Fairy Dell, organised by th...

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Regenerative farmers focus on fungi

Regenerative farmers focus on fungi

Alison Pouliot The so-called “shroom boom” is here and interest in fungi is growing rapidly, especially among the foraging community. But beyond edible mushrooms, fungi provide the fundamental soil architecture that holds terrestrial ecosystems together. B...

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Meet New Fungimap Coordinator, Cam Durnsford

Meet New Fungimap Coordinator, Cam Durnsford

Hello Fungimappers, A quick word to introduce myself – my name is Cam Durnsford, and I’ve recently started at the Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria – Melbourne Gardens as the new Fungimap coordinator. I come to the role with experience working in co...

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