Archive of: Fungi
06 October 2021
Autumn reveals a wonderful array of fantastic fungi, marvellous mushrooms and tremendous toadstools.
27 October 2020
Lisa Saw falls for the spooky charms of the tentacle-like arms that belong to the aptly named Devil’s Fingers fungus
27 September 2020
What do you think of when you hear the word fungi? There’s so much more to these otherworldly organisms than meets the eye. Find out about the Wood Wide Web
16 September 2020
Back in 2003 we collected some saplings of Sussex Black Poplar from Wakehurst Place and with our team of volunteers planted them out at Castle Water.
11 May 2020
The kingdom of fungi has captivated humankind for centuries. In a realm with some truly strange names, King Alfred’s Cakes perhaps stands out as one of the most bizarre
22 December 2019
Fly Agaric was certainly common on Christmas cards in Victorian and Edwardian times, when it was seen as a symbol of good luck.
15 November 2019
The brightly-coloured waxcaps are often thought of as the orchids of the fungi kingdom because they are so vibrant and showy, and also quite particular.
09 January 2019
How networks of fungi can help us restore natural landscapes
06 October 2017
Celebrate the exotic-looking colours of fungi found in Sussex for UK Fungus Day
30 August 2017
This terrifying-looking and very smelly alien fungi has been spotted on a Trust nature reserve for the first time.
16 January 2017
The Deneway nature reserve in Brighton, had no wildlife records, our ecologist visited the site to change that and was surpised at what he found…
28 November 2016
Fungi play a vital role in breaking down organic material such as leaf litter and dead animals, returning the resulting nutrients back to the soil.