A Field Guide to Tasmanian Fungi is available from bookstores and online through The TasFieldNats Here or through Fungimap

FungiFlip is available through bookstores and online through Fungimap

 

Fungimap also have a great selection of fungi equipment, art, wearable items and a range of other books about fungi and your money goes towards conservation of fungi!

A Field Guide to Tasmanian Fungi

A Field Guide to Tasmanian Fungi

The most recent guide to Tasmanian fungi by Dr Genevieve Gates and David Ratkowsky has over 600 species with descriptions and illustrations. This book is the result of over 1000 forays from 1998 to 2013. Photos and descriptions, general information and a key for identification to genus.

Fungi Flip

Fungi Flip

Published by the University of Tasmania, this is a very handy guide to Tasmanian fungi because it is fairly water resistant and very portable for fungi hunting in the field. It is easy to scan the photos to identify your fungus. Features around 360 colour photos. For around $10.00 it is a bargain.

Fungi Flip (inside view)

Fungi Flip (inside view)

A photo showing the inside of the Fungi flip and how species are shown. The flip has photos of around 360 species.

A Field Guide to Australian Fungi

A Field Guide to Australian Fungi

Published in 2005, this reprint in 2009 contains colour photos and descriptions of over 500 fungus species with information on biology and ecology, illustrated guide to main groups.

Fungi Down Under

Fungi Down Under

This book is the Fungimap guide to Australian Fungi and lists the target species for research purposes that the Fungi Mapping Scheme (Fungimap) want to track. There is a later version than the one featured here. A great book to start with it has excellent information, photos and a colour chart.

A Field Guide to Fungi of Australia

A Field Guide to Fungi of Australia

Detailed illustrations by Kay Smith along with photos and many thorough species descriptions by A.M. Young of a variety of Australian fungi.

Fungi of Australia Volume 1B

Fungi of Australia Volume 1B

The book is a set of papers submitted by researchers covering a variety of interesting topics including indigenous use of fungi, marine fungi, wood decay fungi, fungal toxins and animals to name a few. Excellent reference text.

Australian Fungi Illustrated

Australian Fungi Illustrated

Whilst some of the names are out of date and there are no descriptions, this guide is useful because it has a wide variety of photos to help with identification.

Fantastic-Fungi

Fantastic-Fungi

An all-star team of professional and amateur mycologists, artists, foodies, ecologists, doctors, and explorers joined forces with time-lapse master Louie Schwartzberg to create Fantastic Fungi, the life-affirming, mind-bending film about mushrooms and their mysterious interwoven rootlike filaments called mycelium.

Mycelium Running

Mycelium Running

Mycological guide to the rescue of the planet, covers mycoremediation, cultivation and general information by Paul Stamets.

Fungi of the South-West Forests

Fungi of the South-West Forests

Whilst it is written for Western Australia, the book features many species to be found in Tasmania. The book is a handy size with useful species photos and descriptions. The author Richard Robinson studied and worked in Tasmania and has since moved to the Department of Conservation and Land Management in Western Australia. He did his honours thesis on the polypore Fomitopsis hemitephrum and its actions on Myrtle beech (Nothofagus cunninghamii) and has gained a PhD studying Armillaria ostoyae.

Tasmanian Mushrooms and Toadstools

Tasmanian Mushrooms and Toadstools

There have been many changes in the fungal kingdom since this book was published in 1981 so this book is quite out of date, but is still interesting as a collector's item with its keys and descriptive notes to the gilled fungi. Authored by Willem F. Eygelsheim.

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