New call for FDU images

The second edition of Fungi Down Under is well under way. This edition will have 100 further species, bringing the total number of species to 200. We will also be including pages giving further information on each of the major groups covered in the book.

We (editors Tom May, Pam Catcheside, Sarah Lloyd) would be grateful for images of any of the Fungimap target species that are proposed for the second edition. These are shown in bold on the full list that can be accessed here.

We have no images for the following:

Auriscalpium barbatum
Cladia muelleri
Itajaya hornseyi
Multifurca stenophylla
Setchelliogaster tenuipes
Thamnolia vermicularis
Trichaleurina (Galiella) javanica

And few images of these:

Amanita flavella
Amanita hemibapha
Annulohypoxylon bovei
Amanita hemibapha
Calyptella longipes
Coltriciella dependens
Cortinarius canarius
Cortinarius globuliformis
Cribbea turbinispora
Cruentomycena viscidocruenta
Cyclocybe (Agrocybe) parasitica
Entoloma austroroseum
Henningsomyces candidus
Hexagonia vesparia
Humidicutis viridimagentea
Laccaria sp. ‘A’
Lentinus tuber-regium
Leucoagaricus leucothites
Limacella pitereka
Marasmius alveolaris
Microstoma insititium (Cookeina tricholoma)
Multifurca stenophylla
Oudemansiella exannulata
Phillipsia subpurpurea
Pholiota aff.aurivella
Pluteus atromarginatus group
Scytinotus (Pleurotopsis) longinquus
Septobasidium clelandii
Teloschistes chrysophthalmus
Xanthoparmelia semiviridis
Xeromphalina leonina
Xylaria hypoxylon

Please send jpeg images at LOW resolution, i.e. 72 dpi and no larger than about 4 MB. Please DO NOT crop your photographs. Please rename every file you send with:

  •  Name of fungus – can be abbreviated, e.g. Nidularia sp. could be Nid sp

  •  Name of photographer – can be initials (if regular contributor to Fungimap)

It is essential for us to have your permission to use your photographs in the field guide so please send a completed copyright permission form: with your images to Pam Catcheside (pam.catcheside@sa.gov.au). Photographers will of course be acknowledged in the book.

Pam Catcheside, Tom May, Sarah Lloyd.

Featured photo by Steve Axford