Wales Fungus Day at National Botanic Garden of Wales

Wales Fungus Day at National Botanic Garden of Wales

Start Date: 14-10-2018
End Date: 14-10-2018

Bring your Family along to the 7th annual Fungus Day at the National Botanic Garden of Wales.

Our 7th annual Fungus Day promises a mix of science, fun, art and magic that will appeal to anyone curious about these most fascinating, and mysterious lifeforms.

The event includes:

  • Guided walks and talks about fungi in meadows, flower beds, lawns and woods
  • Tony’s Table– a cornucopia of fresh fungal fruiting bodies
  • Fungi and fairy-inspired ballet with Llangain Youth Ballet
  • Find out what fungi you can eat, and what you really shouldn’t eat
  • Specialist walk to look at fungus causing ash dieback
  • The Fairy Wood Trail – look for signs of fairies deep within our fungi-rich Fairy Wood and post a letter to the fairies in the fairy village
  • Display of the Roy Watling fungi library
  • Displays of fungi-inspired textiles, art and illustrations
  • Lots of fungi and fairy-inspired family activities
  • Stalls selling fairy and fungi bits and bobs

Admission is free to anyone dressed as an elf or fairy!


Indoor Talk:

  • Fascinated with Fungi with Pat O’Reilly

Guided Tours:

  • Fairy Woods with Pat O’Reilly
  • Waxcap Meadows with David Mitchel
  • Fungi and Ash Dieback with Matt Coombes of Forest Research

All walks start from the western entrance of the Great Glasshouse.

 

Where 

National Botanic Garden of Wales
Middleton Hall
Llanarthne
Carmarthenshire
SA32 8HN

T: 01558 667149
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Times

8am until 1pm

 

Price

Adult £11.00
Concessions: Seniors/ Disabled/ Students £9.00
Children (5-16) £5.00
Families (2 Adults & up to 4 children) £30.00
Single Parent Family (1 Adult & up to 4 children) £20.00

 

 

 

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