Jun 142017

Guest speaker Dr Rod Rogers BSc(Hons) PhD DSc – Lichens

Rod Rogers taught and conducted research at the University of Queensland from 1971 to 2001.  He is the author of many research publications and two books on lichen systematics.

Foray Report from Linday Garrett (held on 24th June)

As always, members are also asked to bring something of interest, for example specimens, a book, or to speak briefly about such things as an interesting web site or a favourite species, etc..

Jun 012017

Chambers Wildlife Rainforest Lodges, Lake Eacham Qld.

This will be led by the world renowned Truffle expert and all round good guy, Dr Jim Trappe, who will be teaching us and identifying our finds.

Jim has been traveling to Australia for the last 30 plus years hunting and identifying our truffle species.  He is very knowledgeable and has mentored Australian specialist such as Teresa Lebel  and Sandra Abell.  He has written many papers, named many species and assisted many of our mycologists and field mycologists.

Jim has been crucial in the success of Australia’s edible truffle industry and is sponsored by the Braidwood Truffle Festival. Thank you Peter Marshall.

We are very privileged to have him join us, especially since the celebration of his 79th Birthday.

If you would like to join us at Lake Eacham in Far North Queensland, please contact Susie Webster:
Email – Susie.rvsm [at] gmail.com