Enter into the world of fungi with Devon's top mycologist Dr Christian Taylor. You will learn how to identify edible and other fungi and find out all about this marvellous kingdom of nature. And for a lunchtime treat, we will fry up any delicious mushrooms we find to accompany our lunch.
Dartmoor's Daughter is partnering with Steward Community Woodland and Dr Christian Taylor to bring you this fascinating day of wonder and learning.
Dr Christian Taylor is a biologist, entomologist and mycologist. He studied for his doctoral thesis on the ecological relationships between insects and fungi. Christian teaches courses on environmental science and ecosystems at The Open University, biology A-level, and International Baccalaureate at Plymouth College.
Steward Community Woodland is a sustainable iving and working woodland proejct using permaculture techniques
£20 adults and £5 under 16's. Pre-booking essential.
Level: 1 out of 3 - we will be walking at a slow pace with plenty of stops for approximately 1 mile. We will mostly be on woodland paths but there are gentle slopes to walk up and down.
What to bring: We will be walking in the woods come rain or shine, so please wear/bring plenty of warm layers, sturdy walking shoes, waterproofs, hat, gloves as well as a packed lunch and drink.
Meeting time and place: 9.45am for 10am start in the carpark below Steward Community Woodland. Carparking is very limited so please carshare if possible.
Directions: Steward Wood is located 1 mile south of Moretonhampstead in the Wray Valley. The A382 (which runs north and south between the A30 and the A38) passes the woodland. Exeter is about 14 miles away to the east and Newton Abbot is about 12 miles to the south. Postcode TQ13 8SD. For directions by car, bike, public transport or by foot http://www.stewardwood.org/gettinghere.ghtml
Cost: £20 adults and £5 under 16's. Pre-booking essential.
To book your places - https://www.eventbrite.com/e/fungal-foray-with-devons-top-mycologist-24th-october-tickets-34790436131. Sorry no refunds if you are unable to attend.
For further information or questions: email firstname.lastname@example.org http://www.stewardwood.org/contact.ghtml
Risk: Sorry no liability accepted for incidents or accidents