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    What’s that Fungus?

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    Fungi are diverse and widespread. They’ve managed to colonise almost every habitat on earth. Where do we begin to get to know them and how do we differentiate one from another? 

    Join us for this evening seminar which introduces participants to a range of fungi from the local region and beyond. Taking a multisensory approach (using sight, touch and smell), we’ll work through various fungus specimens and the basic diagnostic features that are used to identify them.

    Don’t forget to bring along your mushroom specimens for identification.


    This year, we are thrilled to welcome back Alison Pouliot, an esteemed ecologist and environmental photographer whose passion and expertise lie in the fascinating world of fungi. Alison is at the forefront of fungal conservation efforts both in Australia and internationally. Her compelling writing and stunning photography are featured across a spectrum of literature, from scholarly articles to mainstream publications.

    Additional Information:

    Mycology May, is a collaborative initiative between the Central Tablelands Regional Landcare Network and Local Land Services. Participants will receive detailed information regarding the workshop itinerary, what to bring, and how to prepare closer to the event date. Space is limited, and we encourage early registration to secure your spot in this exciting exploration of fungi.

    Cancellation Policy:

    Life happens, and plans change. If you're unable to attend the workshop after registering, please cancel your registration at your earliest convenience. This allows us to offer your spot to someone on the waitlist and ensures that no opportunity for learning is wasted.

    Embark on a fascinating journey with us and unlock the mysteries of fungi. This workshop promises to be an enlightening experience, blending science, nature, and community. We look forward to welcoming you to an adventure that redefines the way we see our world. Join us in celebrating the extraordinary and often overlooked kingdom of fungi.

    If you have any questions, please contact: 

    Claudia Macleay via email centraltablelandsrlc@gmail.com or my mob: 0438 302 501

    Liz Davis via email liz.davis@lls.nsw.gov.au or my mob: 0427 452 662


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