20 November 2020

Watch: How to spot fungi

Learn how to find fungi in your local area with our expert, Lee Davies.

By Grace Brewer and Ellen McHale

Shaggy parasol (Chlorophyllum rhacodes). Mushroom on woodland floor with a shaggy cap.

Autumn is the best time of year to see fungi. So what are you waiting for?

Join Lee Davies, Fungarium Collections Curator at Kew Gardens, on a quest for fungi.

Discover the many fascinating fungal forms, from puffballs and purple blewits, to fungi resembling bird's nests and coral.

Lee shares his top tips on where to look, what to look for, and the most common types of fungi you can see in woodlands, parks and gardens near you.

Funnel like fungi on a log

Subscribe to our YouTube channel

Watch our range of fantastic films about our gardens, science work, events and so much more.

Read & watch