34th Foray and 19th Colloquium, 2020

Submitted by Bevan Weir on Thu, 05/03/2020 - 10:18pm

UPDATE: Due to COVID-19 the 2020 Foray is cancelled. More detail below.

We will be based at Stewart Island Community Centre, Ayr Street, Oban. There will be four days for foraying and specimen study, with the 19th Mycology Colloquium talking place on Wednesday April 29th. Please note, this year we are restricting numbers to around 45 participants, due to the logistical challenges presented by running the foray on Stewart Island. We will also initially accept registrations for the full foray only. Final details for the timing of daily activities will be provided on the first morning, but expect to be arranging your own breakfast, then meeting at the centre from 8:00am for the foray days. Dinners will be served at a variety of locations. This year, we will be setting up the hall from Monday morning so anticipate that excursions leaving that morning may start a little later than normal. However, lunches will be provided for us pre-bagged, and there are lots of spots to foray that are a close walk, so there will still be plenty of time for collecting.


Preliminary notice: 2020 FUNNZ Fungal Foray

Submitted by Bevan Weir on Thu, 21/11/2019 - 9:23am

The 2020 Fungal foray will be held at Oban, Stewart Island, 26 April to 2 May.  More details will follow soon.Participants will need to book their own accommodation; places may be limited. A suggestion is the Stewart Island backpackers.  You can get an individual room, but they are set up for three to a room with an individual cost of about $39 per person per night.


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