Fungi play a vital role in ecosystems as decomposers and recyclers of organic matter.

Merri Creek fungi - guide and tips to identifying fungi, and how to use iNaturalist

Watch Fungi of Merri webinar – Fungal Ecologist Dr Sapphire McMullan-Fisher talks about the fungi found near Merri Creek, and their important roles. This is a recording of the Merri Creek Management Committee and Friends of Merri Creek webinar, held on 12 July 2020.


AgaricsYellow Fieldcap(Bolbitiustitubans, SJM McMullan-Fisher)     Screenshot 2020-11-22 182954      Fairy Ring Marasmius(Marasmiusoreades, SJM McMullan-Fisher)

Yellow Fieldcap (Bolbitiustitubans, SJM McMullan-Fisher); Hare's Foot Inkcap (Coprinopsislagopus, SJM McMullan-Fisher); Fairy Ring Marasmius (Marasmiusoreades, SJM McMullan-Fisher)