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 https://www.scimex.org/newsfeed/australias-rarest-fungus-discovered-clinging-to-life-on-french-island Scientists and volunteers from Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria have discovered the largest population of Australi...

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Sign in support of fungi

Sign in support of fungi

It is still the case that fungi (or now perhaps ‘funga’) are overlooked by most international instruments of government. The Convention on Biological Diversity explicitly refer to flora and fauna but fail to mention fungi, despite its great importa...

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Look closer – bird’s nest fungi

Look closer – bird’s nest fungi

Matt Houston from WA has produced another delightful video, this time on the tiny bird’s nest fungi and they are in a place where you would not expect to see them. See it here.

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July webinar: Dr Susan Nuske

July webinar: Dr Susan Nuske

For the final webinar in this series of six, this month we are lucky enough to welcome Dr Susan Nuske, an Australian ecologist who specialises in truffles and fungal dispersal by mammals. Just a reminder, the webinars are free for paid Fungimap members (click...

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Lyn Allison webinar “Westgate Park Revegetation”

Lyn Allison webinar “Westgate Park Revegetation”

Our next monthly webinar is on Thursday 20th May 7.30-8.30pm (AEST-Melbourne time), with Fungimap committee member Lyn Allison talking about the revegetation of heavily degraded Westgate Park with 300 locally indigenous plant species, and the subsequent growt...

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