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Manning Park – Foray Report 2013 – 2017

Paul Kroeger has compiled a detailed report on the Manning Park macrofungi discovered by VMS members at our annual Clarence Schmok Memorial Foray.

Click the report below for species lists, and to read more about the importance of citizen science efforts

The Unexpected Magic of Mushrooms

By Richard Gray
15 March 2019

Normally associated with rot and decay, fungi may be a great overlooked resource that could help humanity deal with some of its greatest problems. Beneath Jim Anderson’s feet lies a monster. It has been alive since the Persian king Xerxes waged war against the Ancient Greeks and weighs more than three blue whales put together. It has a voracious appetite, eating its way through huge swathes of forest. But this is no long-forgotten beast borne of Greek mythology. It is a mushroom…

Read more at www.bbc.co.uk