Red Boobook

By |2015-07-25T14:39:05+10:00July 25th, 2015|Birds|

After more than twenty-years of searching Daintree Rainforest for all manner of cryptic life forms, we have at last photographic evidence of this rare Red Boobook (Ninox boobook lurida).   The Southern Boobook (Ninox boobook) is also known as  Mopoke, Morepork, Spotted Owl or [...]

Cordyceps

By |2015-07-24T22:54:55+10:00July 24th, 2015|Articles|

Cordyceps is a genus of sac fungi known as ascomycete fungi that includes about 400 species. All Cordyceps species are mainly parasitic on insects and other arthropods; a few are parasitic on other fungi. The generic name Cordyceps is [...]

Orange Floral Fungus

By |2015-07-24T10:44:03+10:00July 24th, 2015|Articles|

Spectacular orange floral fungus enhances the beauty of the rainforest, with its bright colour attracting the appropriate insects to traffic spores in a general absence of wind.  We are familiar with the White Jelly Fungus or Silver Ear (Tremella [...]

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