Introduction to Fungi and Mushrooms Course



Have you ever been intrigued by the Fungi and Mushrooms which are found around High Elms and around other local green spaces?

Ranging from fungi families, parts of the fungi, and good locations to find them – this introduction course to the world of Fungi will be the perfect opportunity to learn the basics, and allow you to open the door to the world of Fungi identification.

First part of the course will be classroom based and will lead into a walk around High Elms to find some live specimens.

Session date and time

19th November


Session Pricing

£4.00 per person

This session is for all ages

well behaved dogs are welcome!

Directions and Parking

please meet at Beeche (visitors Centre)

This event takes place in High Elms Country Park. The main car park is located on High Elms Road (near Shire Lane). You can follow the Brown Highway signs for High Elms Country Park.

If the main car park is full then exit the car park and turn left go down High Elms Road a further 200 metres and turn into the Golf Course Car Park, it is fine to park in this car park. Exit Golf Course Car Park through the barrier gate at the bottom of car park then follow path straight ahead, go past pond and you will find yourself on front lawns go straight across and you will find yourself by main car park.

Blue badge parking is available in front of the BEECHE building. To access this please access the park using the entrance off Shire Lane which is marked for deliveries and staff. At the cross roads turn left up the slope and you will see the BEECHE building at the top of the slope. Please be aware this entrance and car park is only for Blue Badge holders.

What to wear and other information

The session will take place inside and outside so please dress appropriately. Please wear boots, trainers or wellies (No ballet pumps).

The session will involve some walking.

For more information contact the BEECHE office on 01689860571 or email

Additional information

Event Date

19th November