Slime moulds: what are they?

Slime moulds: what are they?

Text and images by Sarah Lloyd OAM Slime moulds have baffled naturalists and scientists for centuries. In about 1750 when Swedish botanist Carl Linnaeus was devising his system of classification, he decided there were two kingdoms: plants and animals. Fungi ...

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Taxonomy Aust website goes live

Taxonomy Aust website goes live

Are you fascinated by Australia’s biodiversity, it’s plants, fungi and creatures great and small? Did you know that thousands of new species are discovered and described by Australia’s taxonomists every year? Or that an estimated 70% of Australia’s spe...

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