A jar of eyeballs

Day 1 Flying into Roxby Downs, I looked down at the expanse of Lake Torrens from the air and thought……can a barren-looking place like that be home to any life at all? Since then, just two days in, I have been in awe of what I have seen, what is actually alive, and what scientists […]

A new lichen species (Ascomycota) from Namadgi National Park

Micarea eucalypti was collected during a Bush Blitz survey of Namadgi and Kosciuszko National Parks in December 2013. Its description has now been published in Telopea, an open-access, online, internationally peer-reviewed journal of plant systematics. The lichen genus Micarea is mainly northern-temperate in its distribution, with approximately 100 species growing on bark, rock and soil. Twenty-three taxa […]