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31 | 08 | 18

Identifying Fungi Friday 31 August 2018 to Friday 07 September 2018

Whether your interest in fungi is just for fun or for more serious recording, this course aims to give participants the tools to be more confident in their identifications. Time will be spent in the field looking for the fungi that associate with a stunning range of habitats including Caledonian pine, broadleaf woodland and old grasslands; many of the fungi that grow here are rarely seen in other areas of the country. In the field with an expert, it is possible to clarify the distinguishing macro characters that can be so difficult to transfer from the guidebooks to the real world. Read More


23 | 03 | 18

Research Fellowship Kew

Early Career Research Fellowships in various areas of plants and fungi research Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew Read More


23 | 08 | 17

"New way to prevent a deadly fungal infection spreading to the brain."

Research led by the University of Birmingham has discovered a way to stop potentially deadly Cryptococcosis infections from 'hijacking' the body's immune system and spreading to the brain. Read More


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