Thanks to Phoebe Weston and Patrick Greenfield at the Guardian for this podcast episode about the wonders and perils of fungi-identifying:
…We often talk as if we know what species exist in the world – but we don’t. Could misclassifying the notoriously cryptic fungi have broader implications for what we know about the environment, and how we care for it?
- Read Phoebe’s piece about discovering the fabulous world of fungi and the challenge of identifying them, here
- Dr Gothamie Weerakoon is a senior curator at London’s Natural History Museum
- Prof Lynne Boddy is an ecologist at Cardiff University
- Dr Silvia Pressel is a researcher at London’s Natural History Museum
Listen to the episode here.