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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Fungus videos going viral

Fungus videos going viral

This is exciting. If you are new to fungi or your children are interested in nature, these videos are a must-see and a very good guide to finding and understanding mushrooms, wherever you live. They were produced by the team at Natural Resources SA Murray Darl...

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Fire and fungi

Fire and fungi

The bushfire crisis this summer in Australia has had an immense impact on many unique areas of ecological significance. We’ve all seen harrowing images of our much-loved fauna suffering as a result of these unprecedented fires, with as many as 800 million an...

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