Participants: All who wish to do collecting under the QMS Permit in 2020.
This includes current ‘Assistant Researchers’ (not compulsory, but useful revision), and any new members who want to join the team.
Date: 27th January, 2020
Time: 9.30am to 3.00pm
Venue: Albion Peace and Community Centre, 102 McDonald Road Windsor, Brisbane, QLD 4030.
The Centre is close to a railway station and also has plenty of parking on site.
9.30 – 9.45am Welcome, Housekeeping & Why collect (Fran)
9.45 – 10am What makes a good collection (including number of fruit bodies, photos, condition, variation etc.)
10 – 10.15am Equipment Check list
10.15 – 10.30am Morning tea (provided)
10.30 – 11.00am How to collect individual morphogroups.
11 – 11.15am What to note when collecting e.g.unique number, substrate, habitat, associated vegetation, type of rot, weather (Post-fire etc), odour.
11.15 – 12.30pm Describing the collection
12.30 – 12.45pm Lunch (bring your own)
12.45 – 1.00pm Making a spore print
1.00 – 1.20pm Drying and storing collections
1.20 – 2.50pm Different morphogroups – special interest / Adopt a species or group.
2.50 – 3.00pm Wrap up and clean up.
To register for this event please email: memsec[at]qldfungi.org.au