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Field Studies Council - Autumn Fungi: An Introduction

To identify a species of fungi while observing it in the field, it is crucial to understand its relationship with the habitat and substrate in which it grows – plus key morphological features.

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This is the perfect course for beginners looking to learn more about the fungi around them and start to identify fungi groups. You will learn valuable observational field skills; what to look for, what to record and how to record it with the support of our expert tutor. The course will cover the variety of habitats in which you can find fungi, the diversity of fruiting bodies, and key features to look for, allowing you to fully immerse yourself in the weird and wonderful world of fungi.

This course will cover:

Morphological features for fungi Identification features and tips Making field notes Fungi habitat Field equipment

Use discount code LOCAL20 for 20% off at checkout.

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All £65.00

The basics

Booking details

Call 01743 852100 Use discount code LOCAL20 for 20% off at checkout

What to bring and wear

This course will involve both classroom learning and field excursions to cover all of the learning objectives, so please wear appropriate footwear and clothing.

Accessibility

There will be a member of staff with first aid training and access to a first aid kit on site. If you have special medical or access requirements, please let us know as soon as possible so we can plan the course.

Other

What to Bring: Notebook and pencil Lunch and refreshments Sensible footwear and clothing for being outdoors If you have them: Hand lens Penknife Any up to date field guide of fungi If you have any questions about our courses please email biodiversity@field-studies-council.org.

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