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Twisted Sister Fungi (Part 2)

More fungi from the Twisted Sister Track in the Upper Florentine Valley. It is an absolute fungi wonderland. These pics are from the same visit as my previous post back in April, but I have just had another day out there and if anything there was even more out this month. Those pics too will...Read More

Fungi – Twisted Sister Track (part 1)

The Twisted Sister Track is a short walk through a stunning patch of forest. “Twisted Sister” is the name given to a giant stringbark in the area that was earmarked for logging. The track was originally tagged out by conservationists protesting this logging and is now an official Parks & Wildlife track, and the area...Read More

Some more Tarkine fungi treasures

Every autumn I visit Corinna running a 5 day photography tour. One of the highlights is the fungi, which is in peak season from April through June. This year I visited Corinna once, and Philosopher Falls a few times. Here are some of the fungi we found during the May 2018 Tarkine photography tour. The...Read More

Autumn fungi in Tasmania’s Tarkine

Autumn = fungi, and Tasmania’s Tarkine is one great place to find it! Recently I have been to Corinna, and also visited Philosophers Falls a couple of times, and it is pretty much peak season for mushrooms! Here are a few of my recent images, including some attempt at ID from my fungi flip and...Read More

Exploring Tasmania’s Tarkine: Ramsay Rainforest

Clutching my copy of the Tarkine Trails guidebook, I decided to do a little reccie in the Ramsay Rainforest area near Waratah in Tasmania’s beautiful Tarkine region. The start of the track was easy to find (thanks to the guidebook!) and I decided to just walk and see how far I would get. The track...Read More

Fungi Season!

Autumn means fungi season! It looks like the hot dry summer might be slowly releasing its grip, and the forest can breathe a sigh of relief as the cooler weather kicks in. Autumn really is my favourite time of year to get out and explore (and photograph!) Tasmania. The fungi is a huge highlight as...Read More

Philosopher Falls

Philosopher Falls is a simply stunning rainforest walk allowing visitors to really experience Tasmania’s Tarkine rainforest in all its glory. Philosopher Falls Track There is a nicely constructed track through some truly beautiful rainforest, complete with moss covered myrtles, tree ferns and of course an army of tiny autumn fungi which appear to devour the...Read More

Tarkine Tasmania: Autumn Fungi

Autumn is the season where the rainforest floor comes alive in brightly coloured and fantastically shaped fungi. The shots below are all from the Tarkine rainforest in north west Tasmania. All images are macro and the vast majority were shot with a very shallow depth of field (ie f2.8~f4) to allow for nicely blurred out...Read More

Tarkine Photography Tour May 2-6 2015

Michael Snedic and I are very excited to launch our brand new 5 day Tarkine photography tour. The workshop is running from May 2-6 2015 and all the details on this workshop are available here. May is a wonderful time to explore the ancient Gondwanic rainforests of Tasmania. Over the course of the workshop, we...Read More