Apply to our FREE Fungi Day

Competition Details

This Fungi Day is for young people who are curious about fungi and are enthusiastic about learning more.

To apply for a place, just tell or show us why you think fungi is fascinating (words and/or pictures) - via Twitter, Facebook, email or post by Monday 10 October 2016. The lucky winners get the chance to spend a unique educational day with fungi experts at Folly Farm Centre on Monday 24 October.

Please note:
1. Each entry must be clearly labelled with your full name, date of birth and contact details.
If you are under 18 please also include name of parent/guardian and contact details, or teacher name and school contact details.
3. The competition is open to all young* nature-lovers from Bristol and the surrounding area. (*Recommended for ages 11-30).
4. You may enter as many times as you like but it must be original and we regret that entries cannot be returned.
5. You must be available to attend the FREE Fungi Day on Monday 24 October 2016.
5. Closing date is: 10 October 2016. Successful applicants will be notified by 14 October.

Fungi Day Details
The lucky winners will get the chance to spend a day at Folly Farm Centre in Chew Valley on Monday 24 October 2016 (in school holiday week for most Bristol schools), learning all about fungi with fungi experts, including identification skills, a fungi foray, microscope work and learning how to record results. Successful entrants will be sent further details and an agenda for the day. All participants will receive a free gift. Lunch is included and transport can be arranged if required.

For Fungi Tips and Inspiration, visit:

and your local library

Some inspiration

Teachers: To enthuse students, why not lead a class session on fungi?
Here are some useful links to education resources: or

Address for Entries - NOW FULLY BOOKED
JSF Fungi Day, c/o Avon Wildlife Trust, 32 Jacobs Wells Road, Bristol BS8 1DR or e-mail: no later than Monday 10 October 2016.

In partnership with Avon Wildlife Trust and
kindly supported and funded by Bristol Naturalists' Society

Supported and funded by Bristol Naturalists' Society

Justin Smith Foundation

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