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Unfortunately the Perth Urban Bushland Fungi Project has come to the position where there are no funds to operate it over the 2012 fungi season.

This means there will be no fungi events for the general public this winter. 


PUBF website now linked with Atlas of Living Australia at http://www.ala.org.au/  Now including some images from the Perth fungi book.

Reports about fungi of Kings Park and Bold Park are now posted on the Botanic Gardens and Parks Authority website at: www.bgpa.wa.gov.au/kings-park/biodiversity/fungi  http://www.bgpa.wa.gov.au/bold-park/biodiversity/fungi
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  • Fungi surveys at Bold Park continued in 2011.
  • Over 470 species recorded at Bold Park. Some yet to be verified.
  • Recent fungi reports now posted on the Botanic Gardens and Parks Authority website at: www.bgpa.wa.gov.au/bold-park/biodiversity/fungi
Park Features

Bold Park is a regionally significant bushland located in the west metropolitan area of Perth, Western Australia. The park incorporates more than 400 hectares of diverse vegetation types such as eucalypt and banksia woodlands, acacia shrublands, and coastal and limestone heath. Surveys of macrofungi have been undertaken at Bold Park for the Bold Park Environmental Management Plans 2000-2005 and 2006-2011 (see also the Botanic Gardens and Parks website).

 The Surveys

The paucity of knowledge about the Perth region's Fungi is highlighted by our studies at Bold Park. Virtually no fungi were recorded for the park before 1999. A maximum of 5 collecting visits to the park each year over several successive years has continued to reveal a large proportion of fungi previously unrecorded for the park. Surveys have been undertaken at Bold Park by Neale Bougher (1999 - 2011) and then also with the assistance of some volunteer members of PUBF (2004 - 2011). Annual survey reports are lodged with the Botanic Gardens and Parks Authority including the latest: Bougher, N.L. (2011). Fungi survey – Bold Park 2011. Consultancy Report for the Botanic Gardens and Parks Authority (BGPA). Client Report Department of Environment and Conservation, and Perth Urban Bushland Fungi Project.

Results of Bold Park fungi surveys, 1999 to 2011

Survey Fungi
% New
1999 120 69/36


2002 102 63/40


2003 62 45/25


2004 84 70/36


2005 123 85/38


2007 109 62/29 20%
2008 123 88/48  36%
2009 155  97/46  40% 
2010 83 66/42 19%





Total 479 species

N.B. The data in the table are provisional only. The task of verifying the identity of all of the fungi surveyed so far in Bold Park is yet to be completed.

Last Updated ( Monday, 31 October 2011 )