A Fungi Foray

Are you interested in learning more about Fungi? 

Teresa van Der Heul will be leading a Fungi Foray at Bodalla Forest Park on Tuesday April 16th from 10:00am to 2:30pm.

Teresa has studied the local Fungi for 18 years.  She will help you find and identify different species of fungi which can be seen at this time of year. Teresa says, “I am looking forward to sharing my passion with others”.

Your sightings will be added to the Atlas of Life in the Coastal Wilderness, our 10 year biodiversity project.

If you are interested in taking part, please contact Liz Allen tel: 0481 383 735 or email turalizzie@gmail.com to register your interest and receive details of the event and what to bring. Spaces are limited.

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  1. Teresa
    Teresa says:

    We had to change venues that morning as there were no fungi to be found at the Bodalla forest park so ventured into a remnant pocket of warm temperat rainforest close by.
    The day was a great success and enjoyed by all with some education on the importance of fungi in our environment as natures great recycler.
    We discussed how fungi transport carbon from the tree into the earth via the mycorrhizal associatuion between the two organisms.
    We discussed the different types of fungi, ascomycetes, basidiomycetes and even the myxomycetes to give everyone an understanding of how the spores are produced from the fruiting bodies, which we see as mushrooms.
    many bought their cameras along and I hope to get a few images up on the Alcw shortley. T

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  2. Libby Hepburn
    Libby Hepburn says:

    Everyone who took part has said the Fungi Foray was a great learning experience, so thank you very much Teresa and we look forward to having new species added to our Atlas of life database.

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