Fungi are fundamental decomposers and recyclers that become abundant in Autumn. On this two-day beginner-intermediate course you will begin or build upon your macrofungi (mushroom and toadstool) identification skills.

Field sessions will be followed by indoor learning during which you will explore the ecology of fungi and the use of keys to identify to genus.


Tutor: Paul Nichol

Paul Nichol is an experienced field mycologist having worked in adult education for Nottingham University and the WEA where he taught Field Mycology and has taught for the FSC for many years. He has been involved with the setting up of Fungi study groups in Nottinghamshire and Cumbria, in Cumbria he is the county recorder.

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