21st ANNUAL WORKSHOP PROGRAM (Saturday 5th February, 2022)

Sydney Olympic Park Education Centre.

MORNING SESSION    

9.30 am - Chairperson Ray Kearney

9.40 - 10.30 am – Fantastic Fungi – Facts, Findings, Myths and Mayhem - Ray & Elma Kearney (SFSGI)   

10.30 - 10.40 am MORNING TEA (tea, coffee, fruit juice and biscuits will be supplied)

10.40 - 11.30 am - Club and Coral Fungi of the Sydney Basin: Distribution, Diversity and DNA

- Vanessa McPherson and Professor Michael Gillings (Biological Sciences, Macquarie University)

11.30 - 12.20 pm - The Role of the Amateur in Mycology  Pam O’Sullivan (SFSGI)

12.20 - 1.20 pm    LUNCH ‘Bring-a-plate’ buffet style   

1.20 - 2.00 pm     DISPLAYS and PHOTOGRAPHIC EXHIBITION

The Roy Freere Photographic Exhibition – Awarding of Certificates & Prizes

Displays and Fungal Literature - Pam O’Sullivan, Elma Kearney

 

AFTERNOON SESSION                                         

2.00 pm - Chairperson Ray Kearney.

2.00 - 2.50 pm - The Impact of Algal Physiology on Lichen Ecology and Distribution - an Ecophysiological and Molecular Approach - Anna Voytsekhovich (PhD in Botany / Biologist / Scientific illustrator / Botanical artist)    

2.50 - 3.10 pm AFTERNOON TEA (tea, coffee, fruit juice and biscuits will be supplied)  

3.10 - 4.00 pm - Fungi of Tasmania - David Noble (SFSGI)

4.00 pm CLOSE


Registration


Because of the uncertainties of possible imposition of Covid restrictions, SFSGI members who wish to attend please register your intention , at least 2-weeks before the meeting, with the Workshop Coordinators Ray & Elma Kearney - ray.kearney@outlook.com  AND the Secretary, Kerry & Trevor Millichamp Kerry - malijai@optusnet.com.au