Friary Fungus Day
October 27 @ 11:00 am - 3:30 pm
Leader: Alan Rayner
Hosts: Penny and Richard Williamson
Meet: 11.00 just within Friary, to the right of the cattle grid, where you will see a sign,’ Welcome to Park’, Gr ST 788591 Landranger 172/Explorer 142.
Friary is reached via Friary Wood Lane, a narrow steep road leading down from the A36.
Focus: Grassland and woodland fungi.
Description: There will be a display of fungi collected beforehand. Both morning and afternoon excursions into the woods and meadows around Friary. Stout footwear advised. Shelter and toilet facilities are available on-site. A light luncheon will be provided at around 12.45.
Please contact the hosts in advance to book via contact details in the members’ Autumn-Winter 2021 newsletter. Vegan option available.
Attending Field Meetings:
If you need more information about the meeting, please contact the Leader/s.
If the meeting is weather-dependent, please contact the Leader/s to check if the meeting may be cancelled and check the website for any updates or changes.
If you have any special needs or mobility issues that could affect you or others during the meeting, you are strongly recommended to contact the Leader/s well in advance.
Always dress appropriately for the likely weather conditions.
Bring some food and drink to all meetings, according to your needs and be prepared to carry it yourself.
Leader/s should have a simple first-aid kit and you should listen very carefully to the risk assessment on site before the start of the meeting.
There is increasing risks of tick bites. Please make a self-inspection after field trips and take precautions in high-risk locations, including wearing long trousers and sturdy footwear (not open-toed sandals or shorts).
Informative website: https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/lyme-disease/