To mark this annual focus on the science and conservation of wild mushrooms, the National Botanic Garden of Wales will be running two guided walks led by two of Wales’ most exciting young mycologists, Emma Williams and Hywel Evans.
Both 90-minute walks, which begin at 11am and 1.30 from the Botanic Garden’s Gatehouse entrance, will explore the beautiful and weird fungi around the Garden.
A special focus will be on the 10 waxcap fungi, known to fruit on the Garden’s sheep-grazed pastures, which have the same international conservation status as the polar bear, snow leopard, giant armadillo and Sumatran orangutan.
There will also be a table display of fungi fruiting bodies that have been found by local mycologists, a great way to see what an incredible range of fungi live in South Wales.
No need to prebook. Botanic Garden admission charges still apply.
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