If you wanted to get down and fungi, Central Tablelands Local Land Services will host an online workshop for people to learn how to identify the microorganisms.
The session will be presented by natural historian and environmental photographer Dr Alison Pouliot.
Central Tablelands Local Land Services regional landcare facilitator Liz Davis said the free workshops have been booked out but they will be introducing an additional time.
"We have 17 households from Orange out of 51 households signed up to the four workshops and we'll launch a fifth workshop for May 24 from 10am to 12pm," she said.
Ms Davis said participants will discover how to recognise the major fungus morphogroups, the various parts of different types of fungi and the features used to make identifications in the field.
"This workshop is designed to create fungi awareness and to help people recognise the environment, colours, smells, and feel of the specimens," she said.
Dr Alison Pouliot said in Australia we have a great appreciation of our astonishing biodiversity but fail to notice the importance of fungi.
"Biodiversity is often understood to mean Fauna and Flora and the 'third F' - the Fungi - are often overlooked," she said.
"As the great recyclers of organic matter, fungi play a vital role in underpinning the healthy functioning of pretty much every terrestrial ecosystem on the planet.
"Fortunately things are changing and people from farmers, to gardeners, to foragers are beginning to appreciate the significance of these amazing organisms."
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