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Mycorrhizal Futurae – Ferox – Inferius

August 25 @ 10:00 am - October 7 @ 5:00 pm

$5

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25 August – 7 October

Mycorrhizal: Futurae – Ferox – Inferius is Freedom Wilson’s new body of work which raises awareness of the endangered Buttercup Doubletail Orchid (Diuris aequalis). Orchids have evolved highly complex ecological partnerships over millennia. Beneath the soil each plant species depends on a specific species of Mycorrhizal fungus for its existence. Little is known about the optimal environmental conditions that support these fungi, but many can only grow in healthy ecosystems. Wilson participated in botanical surveys and field research in the Kanangra Boyd Wilderness area and in Snow Gum habitat near the Wombeyan Caves and Canberra. She was guided in her research by Ecologist and Saving Our Species Project Officer Anna Murphy from the Office of Environment and Heritage.

A Blue Mountains Cultural Centre Exposé Program exhibition

Details

Start:
August 25 @ 10:00 am
End:
October 7 @ 5:00 pm
Cost:
$5
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Website:
http://bluemountainsculturalcentre.com.au/exhibition/mycorrhizal-futurae-ferox-inferius/

Organiser

Blue Mountains Cultural Centre
Phone:
(02) 4780 5410
Email:
info@bluemountainsculturalcentre.com.au

Venue

Blue Mountains Cultural Centre
30 Parke St
Katoomba, NSW 2780 Australia
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Phone:
4780 5410