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  • A Taste of Adventure Autumn Festival 2015
    Flavour weekends at Kew Explore the origins of flavour at Kew this September and discover whether you are a "super taster"
  • Handmade at Kew
    Handmade at Kew Shop for unique gifts, jewellery, fashion items and glassware at our new craft event, from Thursday 8 to Sunday 11 October
  • Photo of botanists in river valley
    Kew's Science Strategy Find out how we use our world-class collections and scientific expertise to help address the critical challenges facing humanity today
  • Artwork for the Great Spice Heist - half term 2015
    Come on an adventure at Kew this half term Save our valuable spices from Pirate Pepperbeard and his pesky crew

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Kew Science blog

Cortinarius uraceisporus, a webcap recently described as new to science from Finland
9 October 2015
Although Kew is mostly known for its work on plants, a large part of the research is focused on the diversity and importance of fungi. Pepijn Kooij explains how mycologists at Kew are working to understand a wide variety of topics in fungal biology and the importance of fungi for plant diversity.
Fungi collected by Charles Darwin
9 October 2015
Lee Davies, Fungarium Collections Assistant, introduces Kew’s Fungarium, which represents the most comprehensive collection of fungi in the world and is one of only several collections of fungi with a dedicated research team.

Christmas at Kew 2015

christmas at kew 2015 artwork

Follow a magical illuminated trail around Kew Gardens

Shopping at Kew

Artist Lucy Loveheart's designs showing the magic of Kew.

Art and History

Discover Kew's botanical art, literature and historic archives

Wedding venue hire

The Orangery at Kew set up for a wedding

An unforgettable wedding in the unique setting of Kew Gardens

Join Kew

Enjoy unlimited access to Kew Gardens and Wakehurst

Visit Wakehurst

Wedding venues - Wakehurst mansion

Kew's garden in the country in the High Weald of Sussex

Talks and courses

Botanical illustrator Lucy Smith at her desk

Learn everything from growing orchids to botanical illustration

Science at Kew

Macro-photography of seeds against a black background

We're using our expertise to help address critical global challenges