The candlesnuff fungus is very common. It has an erect, stick-like or forked fruiting body with a black base and white, powdery tip. It grows on dead and rotting wood.
The diminutive common eyelash fungus can be found on wet wood and humous-rich damp soil, often by streams or in wet places. Its orange cup is fringed with tiny, black hairs, providing its common…
The shiny, translucent porcelain fungus certainly lives up to its name in appearance. It can be seen growing on beech trees and dead wood in summer and autumn.
A walk for all the family - come and help us see how many different species of fungus we can find on the reserve!
Fungus walk with Fred
This workshop includes a field trip, fungal biology and identification techniques
Family walk in the woods to discover fungi, then activities in the barn to find out more.
Join the Horncastle & Woodhall Spa Area Group in search of fungi.
Learn about the wonderful world of Fungi with our expert leaders, Nicola Bacciu and David Farley, as we help survey two areas of Exmoor.
A guided walk with our Black Mountains branch led by fungi expert Jo Weightman at Kentchurch Court
We'll be exploring one of the finest sites for fungi in Wales – come and discover waxcaps, earth-tongues and fairy clubs amongst the grassland!
We'll be exploring Leadbrook Wood Wildlife Site to see what fungi it supports, looking out for species such as scarlet elf cap, fly agaric, candle snuff and dead-man's fingers!