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Fungi kingdom delights unlocked by Queensland’s wet summer weather – ABC News

Heavy rain in parts of Queensland is waking up a hidden kingdom of fungi, and with it a passionate community of amateur mycologists.

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Heavy rain in parts of Queensland has awoken a hidden kingdom of fungi, and with it a passionate community of amateur mycologists.
Key points:

  • Wet weather across much of Queensland triggers eruptions of fungus across the state
  • Amateur mycologists say there’s a “world of discovery” available as little is known about the kingdom of fungi
  • Experts warn against picking and eating wild mushrooms

Queensland Mycological Society president Wayne Boatwright said the wet weather was the key to some of these exotic-lookingfungi…

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