Australian fungi included on IUCN Red List of Threatened Species

Australian fungi included on IUCN Red List of Threatened Species

Tom May, Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria Earlier this month, 51 species of fungi were formally added to the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species, as a result of assessments carried out at the Australasian Fungi Red List Workshop held in Melbourne in July. This i...

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Tea-tree Fingers project – photo monitoring

Tea-tree Fingers project – photo monitoring

The largest known population of Hypocreopsis amplectens – Tea-tree Fingers is at the Wanderslore sanctuary at Launching Place, Vic. – a Trust for Nature property. These were discovered in July 2017 by the Field Naturalists Club of Victoria and have...

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Hypocreopsis amplectens – Tea-tree Fingers

On dead and living branches of tea-tree, paperbark and banksia in long-unburnt coastal stands in Victoria. This firm-textured, brown, irregularly shaped species forms a raised mass which clasps dead branches with light brown, finger-like lobes. Generously spon...

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