Wild things! is delighted to welcome eminent Scottish mycologist, Liz Holden, to lead us on a fascinating foray into the enigmatic world of fungi! Liz has well over 30 years experience in her field and Wild things! is delighted to offer this unique opportunity to learn from one of the most respected mycologists in the UK.
You will learn about identifying mushrooms, what is safe to eat and what is not. We will take an in-depth look at what a fungus actually is, the fundamental role they play in our ecosystem as well as their many varied and surprising uses.
Our day out will provide:
An introduction to fungal biology
Insights into the many functions and features of fungal ecology
The rules, risks and sustainability considerations around collecting
Important macro characteristics to help with identification
Using simple keys to help you get beyond identifying via pictures alone
Insights into the many uses of fungi in human culture including preserving, cooking, pa
The day will run from 10am until 4pm.
Cost is £50 per person.
Sat 14 Sep 19