Taxonomy: Part 1. What is it?

Taxonomy: Part 1. What is it?

I have been asked to write a few words about biological taxonomy – simple, heh! If only! Firstly, as naturalists and biologists, we probably think mostly in terms of genus and species. But – taxonomic classification is just a system whereby things are orga...

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Festive Season Appeal

Festive Season Appeal

Looking for a gift idea for the fungi enthusiast who has everything?! Look no further than the Fungimap Festive Season Appeal! We are pleased to announce a new Fungimap Research Grant in 2022, in partnership with Australasian Mycological Society, to empower ci...

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A very rare Cort in the Southern Hemisphere and also possibly in the Northern Hemisphere

A very rare Cort in the Southern Hemisphere and also possibly in the Northern Hemisphere

By Susie Webster and Pat Leonard I was going for a nice walk in Landsborough, Queensland, back in late July and not really expecting to see any fungi let alone any interesting ones. Not a metre from the railway track, I noticed a nice looking puckered Bolete o...

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