In the current decade, there is a growing realisation about sustaining the biodiversity that the Indian subcontinent is blessed with. Of particular interest, are the Western Ghats that sustain rich resources where we inhabit. Unfortunately, the talk of biodiversity that reaches the common man is quite limited. The efforts undertaken by people to conserve rare or endangered floral or faunal members, often overlook the value of microflora which includes fungi.
India does need to strive its efforts towards generating a resource database of the variety of fungal species found in India so that it receives an awareness and interest at par with that of other forms of biodiversity. Such a database also offers opportunities for initiating collaborative endeavors across the globe to partner in studying fungal diversity in an enriching manner.
In this view we provide educational material along with the databases.
You can browse and download the educational material.
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