WORKSHOP – Mushroom Encounters

Mushroom Encounters – An Introduction to the Kingdom Fungi

While flora and fauna have received the focus of most biodiversity and conservation programs, fungi are finally getting a look in. Australia is experiencing something of a ‘fungal turn’ and the ecological and cultural importance of fungi is being realised.

This highly interactive workshop introduces participants to the diversity, ecology and curiosities of the Kingdom Fungi, specific to fungi found in the region but also within a wider Australian (and international) context. It includes an overview of the major fungal groups, the basics of fungus identification, fungal ecology, and the natural and cultural history of fungi.

Fungal specimens from the local area will be displayed, discussed and examined.

We will then partake in an exciting foray through various habitat types of local environments to search for species of interest.

This workshop is sponsored by Up2Us Landcare Alliance.

Further workshops can be viewed at this link.

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THURSDAY 8 JUNE 2023

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MANSFIELD, VIC

TIME: 11am – 3pm

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