27thJune 2024

Fungi Connect: the British Mycological Society

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The British Mycological Society are helping young people understand biodiversity and the role of fungi in the environment, encouraging cross-curricular links between Arts, Science, English, Music and History, and celebrating all who take part! School or youth groups just need to sign up to take part, then any young person [...]

12thSeptember 2023

Waxcap Watch

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This autumn, help Plantlife find the UK’s most colourful and important fungi. It’s a chance to develop your Citizen Science and STEM skills too! By taking part in this year’s Waxcap Watch, you’ll be protecting our ancient meadows and the rainbow of wild waxcaps that call them home. The UK [...]

21stDecember 2021

Callum’s mushroom teepee

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Grow Wild manage a Nationwide Youth Project. Check out Callum’s story on Grow Wild’s Instagram page. Callum is a member of Parklea Branching Out, Port Glasgow, an organisation that helps individuals with support needs to fulfill their potential, through horticultural activities.

13thOctober 2021

Waxcap fungi survey – take part this autumn

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Plantlife are running a Waxcap Watch. Download the app, and spare a couple of hours surveying a site near you. In Scotland, results from the survey will inform conversations with landowners on how best to restore and protect local waxcap grasslands in key project areas such as the Cairngorms National Park.

6thOctober 2021

Autumn, and fungus fun

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The British Mycological Society share some great information on fungi, including ‘welcome to mycokids’ for children, and other education resources. Muddy Faces share some other autumn inspiration.