Mushroom Spotters! (Via Website & Phone App)

REMOTE, 0872 SA

  • 1h/week
  • Flexible
  • Flexible
  • Corporate
  • School
  • Remote
  • Youth-friendly

Posted on Sep 27, 2023

Last updated on May 13, 2024


Are you an aspiring or amateur mycologist? (a person interested in mushrooms and fungi). The Fungimap of Australia would love your support reporting sightings of mushrooms and fungi!

The role

Through INaturalist (a website and phone app) you can start your journey as an amateur mycologist!

The Fungimap of Australia relies on citizen scientists across Australia who upload images of fungi and mushrooms with written descriptions including where they were found, what substrate they were found in, the date etc. There are already more than 30,000 records of fungi in the iNaturalist Fungimap Australia project provided by users as young as 13 years of age!

Need to know

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Date

Start date: July 1, 2023

End date: -

Skills

  • Gardening, Caring for the Natural World
  • Caring for Animals
  • Writing, Editing and Research
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