The “Fungi of the Southwest Slopes and Upper Murray” identification guide has been released…..just in time for lots of exciting fungi activity after the rain.
This publication brought to you in a collaboration between Dr. Alison Pouliot, the Slopes2Summit Bushlinks project and the Murray Local Land Services.
‘The brochure provides just some of the many species that are found in our region. I have tried to pick ones that are distinctive, rather than representing 10 little brown mushrooms that all look the same, but it gives users an idea of the diversity of species and forms found in the ecosystems of the SWS and Upper Murray.” says Alison. “Fungi are very variable through their lifecycle, so exact identification can be very difficult – but it it is certainly fun to go out and appreciate the huge range that is out there and their critical role in nutrient cycling in soil and plant nutrition”
Just a short foray out into the Ten Mile Creek Gardens at lunchtime was very fruitful and we were able to identify some Lawyers Wigs coming up in the lawn!
Get your free brochure by contacting the Holbrook Landcare Office and we can make sure you get one, or point you to the contact nearest you that has one.
The Slopes2Summit Bushlinks project is funded by the Australian Government.