Callum’s mushroom teepee
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.
Frankenstein’s fungi: A Halloween special
There’s no doubt that the weird and wonderful fungi kingdom has inspired some spooktacular names throughout the centuries! Grow Wild have shared a few favourites that would give even Frankenstein’s monster the shivers...In the meantime, Kew expert Lee Davies shares some fascinating fungi facts.
Waxcap fungi survey – take part this autumn
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.
Autumn, and fungus fun
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.