Introduction to Fungi Identification, Cambs
About this course
Discover the essential skills and techniques required to identify different species of fungi on this interactive identification course. This course will be entirely outdoors. This course is not a foraging course.
Ideal if you are starting out into this fascinating subject, or for those who feel frustrated when trying to identify from guidebooks alone
This course will look at macroscopic techniques - those that use the human eye as opposed to microscopic or lab analysis - and will be fieldwork based
You will be provided with your own guidebook, hand lens, notepad, pen, and collection vessels to use on the day and keep
Due to Covid-secure measures, places will be limited to allow for current guideline compliance.
Lunch is not currently being provided at this venue. There is a cafe on site serving pre-packed food or you may bring your own lunch.
This course will include:
instruction and guidance on mushroom identification
an introduction to scientific names
an introduction to tree identification
field identification session
guidebook and equipment for you to keep
"You have explained things to me in a way that I understand and can use. I thought I was useless at identification but now I am able to work through it an name species. Thank you!"
Wednesday 14 October - Full! Join waitlist
Cost and duration
£80 per person (inc fees) - 10am - 2pm
(If this course is cancelled due to Covid, a full refund will be given) Foraging course vouchers are not valid for this course
Hinchingbrooke Country Park, Cambridgeshire
Varying terrain, mostly grassland, waterside and woodland
Participants must be aged 18 years or older - no children under 18 or babes in arms allowed on this course
Dogs are not allowed to be brought along on this course
Car parking on site with small fee
Terms and conditions
Please read our terms and conditions here
Edibility will not be the focus of this course. This is not a foraging course.
Full terms and conditions here