Fungi Foray at Chapel Wood

Join us for a fun-filled Fungi Foray at Chapel Wood, where we'll explore the magical world of mushrooms together!

25th Oct
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Join us for an exciting Fungi Foray at Chapel Wood!

Get ready to embark on a fascinating journey into the world of mushrooms and fungi. This family friendly event will take place at the beautiful location of Chapel Wood. Led by Dr Eirene Williams, you’ll learn about the diverse species of fungi found in the area. Discover the secrets of their growth, habitats, and ecological importance.

Put on your walking shoes, bring your curiosity, and prepare to be amazed by the wonders of the fungal kingdom. Don’t miss out on this unique opportunity to explore Chapel Wood’s hidden treasures!

Please wear sensible walking shoes and appropriate clothing for the weather on the day.

About the guide

Eirene worked on wood rotting fungi at Exeter University for her PhD and is North Devon bone and bred. She is Vice Chair of North Devon Coast AONB Partnership and a councillor on Georgeham Parish Council. Eirene has studied the world of plants and fungi throughout her career, completing extensive research into ecology and environmental factors.

Getting there

Chapel Wood is 2 miles north of Braunton and signposted from Spreacombe. From Barnstaple take the A361 Ilfracombe road. Go through Braunton and Knowle. About 1.25 miles north of Knowle, take the turning to the left marked to Spreacombe. After 0.75 mile, at the fork, keep to the left over the bridge. The reserve is accessed along this road. Parking is limited so car sharing from the countryside centre can be arranged.

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