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Dec 262012
 

Excerpts from Fungimap:

“Fungimap’s seventh biennial conference is happening in Rawson, Victoria, 2013. Registration opens on February 4 2013. Some basic information on the conference is listed here, but please check our website for full details including abstracts of talks and workshops. Wishing you the best over the festive season, and looking forward to seeing you in Rawson!

Fungimap 7 program:
· Friday 24 May: A Day of Talks
· Saturday 25: Workshops on a variety of fungi related topics and forays to a diverse range of locations and celebratory dinner
· Sunday 26 May: Workshops on a variety of fungi related topics and forays to a diverse range of locations
· Monday 27 May: A full day foray to Tarra-Bulga National Park and trivia night

Registration
This year, we will be taking online registrations and payments. Also, you can choose your workshops when you register – but this means if you register late, you may miss out on your favourite topics. You can choose to register for the whole conference, or just one day. Early Bird (between February 4 and March 29) registration prices for members:

· Full Conference (not including food) $250
· Single Day (Friday or Monday only), includes morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea $120″

-Blanche Higgins, Fungimap Co-ordinator

 

Currently the Victorian Royal Botanical Gardens website appears to be down (1:40pm 26/12), until it returns the google cache of the page is available here (cached 10/12/12)

Dec 132012
 

The first monthly meeting…

Jutta Godwin will present: “Lichens from the Bunya Mountains to the Granite Belt”.

Teloschistes sieberianus, Toowoomba
(© Jutta Godwin)

Cladia retipora, Stanthorpe (© Jutta Godwin)

Aug 152012
 

Festive celebrations and a Foray Report: “A Feast of Fungi – August Forays in Finland, Estonia and Latvia”.

For more information on the Foray Report, please click HERE.

Tuesday 11th December at 7pm at the F. M.Bailey Room, Qld Herbarium, Mt Coot-tha Botanic Gardens.

Aug 152012
 
  • Sean Freeman will speak on “Wood Decay Fungi and Tree Hosts: a co-evolutionary perspective”

Tuesday 9th October at 7pm at the F. M.Bailey Room, Qld Herbarium, Mt Coot-tha Botanic Gardens.

Apr 302012
 
on Sat 21 July, the Qld Mycological Society and the Veteran Tree Group Aust are holding a workshop on
Polypores and fungi on wood
This workshop will be held in Maleny, 9.30am to 1-2pm. There will be a small cost – about $10.
Focus will be the Phellinus, Ganoderma, Trametes, Stereum, Polyporus that we see in (SE) Qld, and excluding the small fungi on wood, debris and leaf.
It will be a time of sharing knowledge, information, resources and practical stuff, rather than lectures.
People can bring specimens, books, papers, there’ll be a laptop and projector.
Contact QMS Secretary info[at]qldfungi.org.au for more information.
Feb 152012
 
  • Diana Leemon will speak on “Fungi as bio-control agents”.
  • Members will present foray reports on Ravensbourne, Linda Garrett, Springbrook update and the Polypore workshop, followed by supper.

Tuesday 14th August at 7pm at the F. M.Bailey Room, Qld Herbarium, Mt Coot-tha Botanic Gardens.