Updates


Most Australian indigenous fungi still need to be named and our understanding of the biology including distributions and associations with other species needs active work. The first step is to just start recording digital records of fungi that you see around using iNaturalist. Research grade observations go into the Atlas […]

Collecting fungi to build our knowledge


Running through the land of the Wurundjeri people, the headwaters of Merri Creek rise in rural landscapes then meander through Melbourne’s rapidly developing residential and industrial corridors. It passes through valuable remnants, including the critically endangered Grasslands (we have less than 2% left) Galgi Ngarrk and Bababi Djinanang. I trust you are […]

Merri Fungi


Urban suspects This might be the last wet week of ‘Sprummer’ in Southern Mainland Australia. I have been observing and recording the ‘Summer’ fruiting of many mushrooms, puffballs and slime moulds many of the common ‘urban fungi’ including Yellow Fieldcap (Bolbitius titubans), Pleated Inkcap (Parasola plicatilis), Fairy Ring Marasmius (Marasmius […]

Urban suspects