01. November 2019 - 13:00 till 15:00
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Fungi Foray in the Sheffield General Cemetery - Friday 1st November | Sheffield General Cemetery Trust | Friday, 01. November 2019

Join fungi expert and enthusiast Ziggy on a foray of the Cemetery's mushrooms and toadstools! At this time of the year the Cemetery is host to many varieties of fungi, large and small!
Ziggy is a member of the Sorby Natural History Society and an Ecologist for Sheffield City Council.
Fungi are the world's ecological recyclers. They process and digest dead and decaying matter, from the leaves on the ground to the dead skin in between your toes. When people take away rubbish it is often just burned or thrown into a deep pit in the ground. Fungi not only rot away the dead rubbish of life, but turn it into materials rich in nutrients that fertilise plants and trees to help them grow. Fungi are vital links in the Earth's ongoing cycle of renewal – of life and death!
Free light refreshments served at the end of the walk.
Suggested minimum donation of £4 per person. Free tickets must be pre-booked and your donation will be collected at the start of the tour. Limited numbers - pre-booking essential.
Dogs welcome - please keep on a lead at all times.
Sensible footwear required - you'll be straying into areas that might be muddy!
Where does the event start?
Starts at The Gatehouse, Cemetery Avenue, S11 8NT.
Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?
Children must be accompanied at all times by an *****. Suitable for children 5 years and above.
Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
No need to bring your ticket - we shall have your name on a list and you can be checked in when you arrive.
What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?
On street parking on and around Cemetery Avenue close to the Gatehouse entrance. Nearest bus stops are on Ecclesall Road - Collegiate Crescent stop.