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April 2019

Alison Pouliot FORAY – Anzac Day Mushroom Hunt

April 25 @ 12:00 pm - 4:15 pm
Gellibrand, Vic Victoria Australia + Google Map
$50.00

Fungi delight and intrigue and provide the connective network of terrestrial ecosystems. The forests surrounding Gellibrand harbour some of the most diverse and bizarre fungi in the state. This workshop introduces participants to the diversity, ecology and curiosities of the Kingdom Fungi, specific to fungi found in the Otways region but also within wider Australian and global contexts. It will include a ninety-minute interactive session on the basics of fungus identification where participants will get to handle, examine and identify…

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Alison Pouliot SEMINAR – Between Sex and Death, Camperdown

April 26
Camperdown

Exploring the Clandestine World of Fungi The scent of the prized Périgord truffle is somewhere ‘between sex and death’, according to one Australian forager. Throughout history, fungi have confounded with their strange appearances, peculiar habitats and dubious connotations. Across continents and languages, humans are sharply divided in their regard for fungi, with some cultures revering them and others subjecting them to the wrath of a reckless kick across the paddock. Yet without fungi, life as we know it would be…

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May 2019

Alison Pouliot WORKSHOP – Ruby Bonnets & Pixies’ Parasols, Woodend

May 2
Ard Choille Heritage Garden Woodend, Victoria Australia + Google Map
$100.00

Exploring the Fungi of Ard Choille Join us at Ard Choille Heritage Garden at Woodend to discover the amazing and vital world of fungi. Our day begins with a large display table of local fungi to explore collected from the local region. Why are fungi so important to healthy gardens? Why do they have such bizarre forms and amazing colours? Which fungi are edible and which ones could land you in the grave? We’ll search for answers through an interactive…

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Alison Pouliot WORKSHOP – Earthly Incarnations, Bowral NSW

May 9
Retford Park, Bowral, NSW Bowral, NSW Australia + Google Map
$110.00

An Introduction to the Fungi of Retford Park Although little known, the roots of almost every plant in every garden are intimately entwined with fungi. These mutually beneficial relationships extend beyond trees to include every orchid and most shrubs and grasses, and are the secret to their success in our highly variable climate and nutrient-deficient soils. Fungi not only help plants access water and nutrients, but also increase their resistance to drought and disease. They build architecture in soils, aerating…

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Alison Pouliot BOOK LAUNCH & SEMINAR, Shellharbour NSW

May 10 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

The Allure of Fungi Fungi have allured and captivated imaginations throughout the centuries and across the globe. Although little known, the roots of almost every tree in the Australian landscape are intimately entwined with fungi. These relationships extend beyond trees to include every orchid and most shrubs and grasses. Mutually beneficial, these clandestine alliances are the secret to their success in our highly variable climate and nutrient-deficient soils. This illustrated and interactive seminar explores these fascinating relationships and looks at…

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Alison Pouliot WORKSHOP Fungi of Forests & Farms

May 18
Orange NSW Australia + Google Map

Fungi of Central West NSW Forests and Farms This workshop will introduce participants to the diversity, ecology and curiosities of the Kingdom Fungi, specific to fungi found in the Central West NSW region but also within a wider Australian (and international) context. It includes an interactive and illustrated seminar on the major fungal groups, the basics of fungus identification, fungal ecology, and the natural and cultural history of fungi. Fungal specimens from the local area will be displayed, discussed and…

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Alison Pouliot WORKSHOP – Dirt Matters, Orange NSW

May 19
Orange NSW Australia + Google Map

Fostering Fungi for Healthy Soils The need to produce high quality food while minimising environmental damage is one of the biggest challenges for Australian agriculturalists. Healthy biological soils are crucial to plant health including our food crops. In turn, human health depends on high food quality and hence good soil health. We now know there is a greater biomass of living microorganisms within than above the soil. Modern agriculture with its intensive use of chemicals, fertilisers and mechanical disturbance has…

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June 2019

Alison Pouliot WORKSHOP – Encounters with Fungi, Flowerdale Vic.

June 8 @ 12:30 pm - 4:00 pm
$20.00

This 3.5 hour workshop with both theoretical and practical components will introduce participants to the diversity, ecology and curiosities of the Kingdom Fungi, specific to fungi found in Yea region but also within a wider Australian context. It includes a one hour interactive session around a specimen display table where participants will learn the basics of fungus identification, fungal ecology, and the natural and cultural history of fungi. Fungal specimens from the local area will be displayed, discussed and examined.…

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Alison Pouliot WORKSHOP – A Galaxy of Earthstars, Ruffy, Vic

June 9 @ 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Ruffy, Vic Australia + Google Map
$20.00

This 3.5 hour workshop with both theoretical and practical components will introduce participants to the diversity, ecology and curiosities of the Kingdom Fungi, specific to fungi found around Ruffy and surrounds but also within a wider Australian context. It includes a one hour interactive session around a specimen display table where participants will learn the basics of fungus identification, fungal ecology, and the natural and cultural history of fungi. Fungal specimens from the local area will be displayed, discussed and…

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