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FORAGING WALK: SUMMER MUSHROOM MAGIC AND MYSTERY

13 July @ 10:30 am - 1:00 pm

Embark on a fascinating exploration of nature with a Foraging Walk at Cowdray, guided by our knowledgeable Estate forager, George. Tailored for participants with diverse interests, this walk invites you to journey to discover the intricate world of mycorrhizal fungi within our wild spaces.

Journey through enchanting habitats as George unravels the mysteries of delectable foods, medicinal wonders, and the captivating realm of forest fungi and how they work, live and how to find them. Foraging encourages a reimagining of our surroundings, instilling appreciation for the grandeur of nature, big and small.

On this walk, George will reveal the secrets of the mycorrhizal network – a symbiotic relationship between fungi and plant roots – showcasing how these intricate connections contribute to the health and vitality of ecosystems. Participants will discover the web of life beneath their feet, gaining insights into the crucial role fungi play in nutrient exchange and ecosystem balance.

Summer is a great time for beginners to kick start their fascination with fungi as some of the best edible mushrooms in the UK can be found during this season.

This circular walk commences and concludes at Benbow Pond car park, winding through undulating terrain and lasting approximately 2.5 hours.

Please wear footwear suitable for varying terrain, ensuring a comfortable and enjoyable foraging experience.

Join us on this adventure, where every step brings you closer to the heart of nature’s fungal bounty.

Click here to find out more about Foraging at Cowdray. George will vary walk locations around the Estate to give you the best walk which encapsulates the season. Please see the reminder email sent out before the event to get the exact start location to your walk.

To book tickets, Click Here.

Details

Date:
13 July
Time:
10:30 am - 1:00 pm
Website:
https://www.cowdray.co.uk/events/foraging-walk-summer-mushroom-magic-and-mystery/

Organiser

Cowdray Estate
Phone
07398251798
Email
linklater.co@gmail.com
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Venue

Farm Shop and Cafe
Cowdray Estate
Midhurst,GU29 0AJUnited Kingdom
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Phone
01730812423