Meander Walk: Mushrooms, Fungi and Mycelium

14 October 2021

Mushrooms, Fungi and Mycelium

Join us for a guided walk around Hospitalfield grounds as we look at the complex world of mushrooms and fungi.

This walk will be led by Jim Cook, coordinator of the Tayside and Fife Fungal Group and local botanist and take place around the grounds of Hospitalfield, exploring the woodland, paddock and paths learning about fungus, mushrooms and the mycelial network that creates the wood wide web.

Thursday 14 October 2021

Walk begins 2pm (approx 1hr)

More information

  • Wear warm/waterproof clothes and shoes suitable for potentially muddy ground.
  • Booking is essential as limited spaces available.
  • Meeting point is in front of Hospitalfield House.

 

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Images green parrot waxcap (Hygrocybe psittacina) courtesy of Stevie Smith

 

Access

Hospitalfield House is a Victorian house over several floors with wide staircases and banisters in most cases. Some areas of the house, including the Music Room on the ground floor, are accessible by wheelchair.

Hospitalfield Gardens and Café is wheelchair accessible via a ramp into the Gardens and there are wide pathways throughout the Walled Gardens.

This walk will include uneven and bumpy ground and some grass and undergrowth.

It is possible to access the ground floor level of the restored Fernery.

Hospitalfield would like to prepare with you for your visit and give any information which could help, so please do get in touch by emailing info@hospitalfield.org.uk or phoning 01241656124.

There is disabled parking available on site by the entrance to the Garden.

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