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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An unexpected fungal paradise

An unexpected fungal paradise

Alison Pouliot & Becky McCann Driving along the Princes Highway through the highly modified agricultural catchments of Victoria’s western district, one might not be expect to find a fungal paradise. Tucked away among treeless, rocky paddocks of the Victo...

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Can you help assess threat status?

Can you help assess threat status?

An Australasian Fungi Red List Workshop will be held in Melbourne, at Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria, 22-26 July 2019, organised by the Australasian Mycological Society Conservation Group. The purpose of the workshop is to carry out formal threat assessments o...

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State of the World’s Fungi Symposium – report

State of the World’s Fungi Symposium – report

What do dark taxa, quantum dot nanoparticles and hairy earth tongues have in common? Alison Pouliot reports on the Symposium.

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