Jan 092019

Date: Saturday, 26th January, 2019
Time: 9:00 am (for a 9:30 am start) – concludes by 2:30 pm
Place: Maleny Uniting Church, 1290 Landsborough-Maleny Road, Maleny


Cost: Free for members*, $15.00 for non-members (morning tea is provided)

The Workshop will cover such topics and answer such questions as…

Why collect specimens? – Where do they end up and what future lies ahead for them?
How do we collect specimens legally?
Why are photos not enough?
How to photograph specimens for the purposes of taxonomy.
How to decide if what you have found is worth collecting.
What is a good collection? – How much material do you need to collect?
Morphogroups and the different information required for each.
How to process a collection – methods of preserving and storing.
Making spore sprints.
Describing what you have found.
Microscopy and working with chemicals – when is it necessary and how to do it (basic).
Identification tools – Funkey, dichotomous keys and other methods of identification (basic).

To register for this event please email: memsec[at]qldfungi.org.au

Sep 092018

Jed Calvert
Fungi Plants Depend On: Orchids, Endophytes and Microbiomes

7.00-9.00pm FM Bailey room Queensland Herbarium, Mt Coot-tha.

Queensland Herbarium

Queensland Herbarium

Apr 132018


Prof Levente Kiss – Little Bugs on Big Bugs: Powdery Mildews & Myco Parasites

7.00-9.00pm FM Bailey room Queensland Herbarium, Mt Coot-tha

Queensland Herbarium

Queensland Herbarium

Mar 292018

Saturday, 28 April
Meet at Ben Bennett Reserve, opposite 91 Queen Street, Caloundra
Please arrive at 9.00am for a 9.30am start. (Concluding at 12.00 noon)

There is some off street parking, drinking water, shelters and amenities.
This modestly sized reserve is always surprising with lots of interesting finds…

Ben Bennett Reserve Meeting Place

Ben Bennett Reserve Meeting Place

To register for this foray please email: info[at]qldfungi.org.au
Or register on Facebook here