Fun is for …
Fun … everybody should be having fun!
Fungi … everything is connected and often in natural systems it is the hidden fungi that are the links.
Function … how things function and what they do is an integral part of what they are.
Ecology is from…
Ecos … Late Latin oeco- household, from Greek oik-, oiko-, from oikos house ecology (noun)
– the branch of biology that deals with the relations of organisms to one another and to their physical surroundings.
Fun Fungi Ecology draws upon more than twenty years of practical experience in the magic, science and fun of the natural fungus world. Australia’s natural landscapes are home to an amazing array of beautiful and ecologically important organisms that few ever take the time to learn and appreciate. Through field excursions, seminars, and research, let’s discover this mysterious and integral world.
“I think you’ll find it’s a bit more complicated than that…”
– Ben Goldacre
mycelium noun (pl.mycelia) biology
the vegetative part of a fungus, consisting of a network of fine filaments (hyphae).
mid 19th cent.: modern Latin, from Greek mukēs ‘fungus’, on the pattern of epithelium.
The mycelia of the world’s fungus connect the living things and play a critical role in the cycle of life. The Mycelium is a space for developing outreach education, posting scientific resources and sharing fun and functional fungi ecology!
Illustrated cards launch
Fungi friendly gardening chat
A fab native rust
Collecting fungi to build our knowledge
Star truffle appears after fire
Tropical Fun Too
Tropical Fungi Fun
Slimy mouldy lawns