GardenDrumIdentifying Australian fungi

GardenDrum Karen Hall toadstools are a popular sight at Wychwood

Do you know about morels, corals, jellies, bolettes, pins and puffballs? Australians keen to identify mysterious fungi in their home gardens can access this fantastic online identification guide.

Have you ever found weird looking growths on decaying wood, sprouting out of your lawn or attached to tree branches? Australian fungi are many and varied but the FungiMap website has a Fungi Down Under section with very clear photos and descriptions to help you work out what you’ve got.

Earthstars fungiYou start by narrowing it down to a group, like clubs or earth stars, and then move on to deciding if you’ve got Astraeus hygrometricus or Geastrum fornicatum. Simple really.

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