Highlighted Events

  1. Mushroom Magic

    • Every Monday from 3rd October to 28th November.  5 – 8 pm.     Informal drop-in sessions. Come and bring your fungi specimens you have found during this season, and find out more about the miraculous mushroom.    Also …

  2. Coffee? Where?

    • A talk on how we find coffee in the middle of Africa. Tools, techniques,mapping and fieldwork. Members free/£3 non members      No booking necessary Jenny Williams, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew  

  3. Mushrooming in Mitcham

    • Explore the diverse fungi on Mitcham Common.  Meet at Mitcham Junction rail station car park at 10.30 am, postcode CR4 4HN   Bring a hand lens if possible and wear sturdy shoes. Please see details of further fungi walks …

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  1. Heritage happenings, past and present

    • As we embark on our new project funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF), ‘Plant Recording for All Ages,’ we thought we’d just reflect on everything we’ve achieved in our last HLF-funded project: ‘Living History: …

  2. Another Heritage Lottery Fund grant for the SLBI!

    • Great news – we’ve just been awarded a Heritage Lottery Fund grant of £99,600 for our new ‘Plant Recording for All Ages’ project! The project will bring our historic herbarium up-to-date, make it accessible to all and …

  3. Victorian floral fun!

    • A great day was had by all, yesterday, as visitors flocked here in Victorian costume for our Victorian Variety day. An amazing number of people dressed up for the occasion, and dressed as a Victorian maid …

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