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                                Mycology Group Meetings 2013

                                         [Fungi and Lichens] 

                                    Scroll down for past meetings 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011,2012

May 

Monday 6th                   10.30                  

Fungus Group. Gosfield, Broaks Wood & Shardlowes Woods. Meet in car park at TL7866,31474. Packed lunch. Leader: Martin Gregory. Please book:01245 223300.
September

Wednesday 18th           10.30

Fungus Group. Epping forest, Great Monk Wood. Meet in the New Ride car park on the east side of Epping New Road at TQ41766,98262. Tea and cakes afterwards at 63 Wroths Path. Leaders: Tony Boniface & Ken Adams.                Please book 01245 266316.                         Mobile on the day 07582 775754.
September

Thursday 26th                10.30

Fungus Group. Swan Wood, Stock. Meet in the layby in Swan Lane opposite southern entrance to the wood at  TQ688,992. Packed lunch. Leader: Tony Boniface. 

Please book 01245 266316.      Mobile on the day 07582 775754.

September

Monday 30th                  10.30

Fungus Group. Hockley Woods. Meet in car park at Gt. Bull Wood, entrance off Main Road, Hockley, just east of the Bull Pub. TQ83352,92386. Packed lunch. Leader: Mary Smith.

Please book 01708 228921.      Mobile on the day 07903 052095.

October

Wednesday 9th              10.30

Fungus Group. Coombe Wood, Thundersley. Meet in Rhoda Road North TQ781,882(off Thundersley Church Road). Packed Lunch. Leader: Mary Smith.

Please book 01708 228921.       Mobile on the day 07903 052095.

October

Saturday 19th                 10.30

 

Fungus Group. Langdon Hills - Hall Wood. Meet in car park just south of St. Mary's Church, at top end of Old Church Hill. TQ677,864. Packed lunch. Leaders: Rodney Cole and Tony Boniface.01268.553149                                                     (and 01245 266316).  Mobile on the day 07582 775754
October

Tuesday 22nd                10.30

Fungus Group. Danbury Common & Hitchcock's Meadows. Meet in main DC car park at TQ781,043. Packed lunch. Leader: Graham Smith                         Please book: 01277 354034.
October

Tuesday 29th                  10.30

Fungus Group. Warley Place. Meet in car park just south of entrance TQ503,906. Packed lunch. Leaders: Ailsa Wildig & Tony Boniface.  Please book 01245 266316.                  Mobile on the day 07881 974720.
November

Saturday 2nd                  10.30

Fungus Group: Waxcap Special. Starting from Fryerning Churchyard.TL 638,001 Packed lunch. Fungus Group AGM after the meeting at 40 Pentland Avenue, CM1 4AZ.

Leader: Tony Boniface.                                                 Please book 01245 266316.                                               Mobile on the day 07881 974720.

                                              

             Mycology Group Meetings 2012 

     

 

  Date & Time Venue Leader
 

April                                              Monday 30th                10.30

Fungus Group. Pheasanthouse Wood & Woodham Walter Common.  Meet at Dukes Orchard, Spring Elms Lane, Lt. Baddow. CM3 4SG.TQ 78647,07304. Packed lunch.

Leader: Tony Martin Gregory. Please book:01245 223300.

 

September

Wednesday 19th         11.00

Fungus Group. Hockley Woods. Meet in car park at Gt. Bull Wood, entrance off Main Road, Hockley, just east of the Bull Pub. TQ83352,92386. Packed lunch.

                          CANCELLED

Leader: Graham Price. Please book 01268 776945. Mobile on the day 07812 708444.

  September

                                               Sunday 23rd                10.30

Fungus Group. Mill Meadows, Billlericay. Joint meeting of EFC, Mill Meadows Society and Wickford Wildlife Group.Meet in car park by Scouts’ Hut in Green Farms Lane, Billericay. (Very limited parking so please car share if possible) TQ 683,941. Leader: Barbara Chapman. Please book 01268 765597. Mobile on the day 07742 291986.
  September

Friday 28th                   10.30

Fungus Group. Danbury Common, Backwarden N.R. Meet in the car park at TL7801,0404. Packed lunch.  Leader: Graham Smith               Please book: 01277 354034.
  October

Thursday 4th                 10.30

Fungus Group. Aveley. Belhus Woods Country Park. Warwick & Brickiln Woods. Meet in the car park at TQ564,825. Car parking £2.20 all day.

 

Leader: Mary Smith. Please book 01708 228921.Mobile on the day 07903 052095.
  October

Wednesday 10th          10.30

Fungus Group. Epping forest, Great Monk Wood. Meet in the New Ride car park on the east side of Epping New Road at TQ41766,98262. Tea and cakes afterwards at 63 Wroths Path. Leaders: Tony Boniface & Ken Adams. Please book 01245 266316.Mobile on the day 07582 775754.
  October

Monday 15th                10.30

Fungus Group. Gosfield, Broaks Wood & Shardlowes Woods. Meet in car park at TL7866,31474. Packed lunch. Leader: Martin Gregory. Please book:01245 223300.
  October

                                              Saturday 20th               10.00

Fungus Group. Langdon Hills, Marks Hill Wood. Joint meeting with Basildon Natural History Soc. Meet at the Fife Road entrance. Leaders: Rodney Cole and Tony Boniface.01268 553149 (and 01245 266316).Mobile on the day 07582 775754
  October

                                              Thursday 25th               11.00

Fungus Group. Pitsea, Wat Tyler Country Park. Meet at the Green Centre car park TQ77825,86608. Packed lunch. Leaders: Tony Boniface & Ken Adams. Please book 01245 266316.Mobile on the day 07582 775754.
  November

Saturday 3rd                 10.30

Fungus Group: Waxcap Special. Starting from Fryerning Churchyard.           TL 638,001 Packed lunch.

Fungus Group AGM after the meeting at 40 Pentland Avenue, CM1 4AZ.

Leader: Tony Boniface. Please book 01245 266316.  Mobile on the day 07582 775754..

 

Meetings 2011

  Date & Time Venue Leader
 

September                                              Thursday 15th                10.30

Fungus Group. Mill Green Woods.Park nearly opposite The Cricketers.TL 639013. Packed lunch.

Leader: Tony Boniface. Please book 01245 266316.Mobile on the day 07881 974720

 

September

Wednesday 21st            10.30

Fungus Group. Broak’s Wood between Gosfield and Sible Hedingham. Meet in car park.TL 786313 Packed lunch.

Leader: Martin Gregory.Please book 01245 223300.No mobile.

 

September

Monday 26th                  10.30

Fungus Group. Galleywood Common. Meet in car park off Margaretting Road.TL 703,025 Packed lunch.

Leader: Barbara Chapman. Please book 01268 765597. Mobile on the day 07742 291986.

 

October

Wednesday 5th              10.30

Fungus Group. Thorndon Park South. Meet in car park off A 128 just N of A 127(Charge £2 per day). TQ 633,899. Packed lunch.

Leader: Mary Smith. Please book 01708 228921.Mobile on the day 07903 052095.

 

October

Sunday 9th                     10.30

Fungus Group: Hylands Park, Chelmsford. Meet in original car park with entrance off the Writtle bypass.    TL 683,043. Packed lunch.

Leader: Tony Boniface.Please book 01245 266316.Mobile on the day 07881 974720.

 

October

Friday 14th                     10.30

Fungus Group: Marks Hall Estate. Meet in car park outside Visitor Centre. (No parking fee required but leave a large notice marked Essex Field Club on dashboard). TL 840,251. Packed lunch.

Leader: Ian Rose. Please book 01206 392870.      No mobile

 

 

October

Saturday 22nd                10.30

Fungus Group: Westley Heights, Langdon Hills.Joint meeting with Basildon Natural History Society.Meet in car park 200 yards behind the Harvester pub.              TQ 682,867. Packed lunch.

Leaders: Rodney Cole and Tony Boniface.01268 553149 (and 01245 266316).Mobile on the day 07881 974720.

 

October

Monday 24th                  10.30

Fungus Group: Starvelarks Wood and Little Haven Nature Reserve.Meet in EWT car park at Pound Wood, St Michael’s Road.TQ 817,888. Packed lunch.

Leader: Graham Price. Please book 01268 776945. Mobile on the day 07812 708444

 

October

Saturday 29th                 10.30

Fungus Group: Norsey Wood. Joint meeting of EFC and Norsey Wood Society.Meet in car park in the wood.TQ 691,955 Packed lunch.

Leader: Tony Boniface. EFC members book 01245 266316.Mobile on the day 07881 974720.

 

November

Wednesday 2nd             10.30

Fungus Group: Waxcap Special. Starting from Fryerning Churchyard.TL 638,001 Packed lunch.

Fungus Group AGM after the meeting at 40 Pentland Avenue, CM1 4AZ.

Leader: Tony Boniface. Please book 01245 266316.  Mobile on the day 07881 974720.

 

November

Saturday 5th                   10.30

Fungus Group: Mill Meadows. Joint meeting of EFC and Mill Meadows Society.Meet in car park by Scouts’ Hut in Green Farms Lane, Billericay. (Very limited parking so please car share if possible) TQ 683,941 Packed lunch.

Leader: Tony Boniface. EFC members book 01245 266316. Mobile on the day 07881 974720.

                                                                       Meetings 2010 

  Date and time Venue Leader
  September  

Saturday 18th , 11.00

Fungus Group. Swan Wood, Stock. Park in layby in Swan lane at TQ688,992.  Packed lunch. Leader: Graham Smith

Please book: 01277 354034.

  September  

Wednesday 22nd , 11.00

Fungus Group. The Mores, Coxtie Green, nr Brentwood. Park by St. Pauls church in Snakes Hill. Packed lunch. TQ 565,966. Leader: Ken Adams

Please book: 020 8508 7863

  September 

Saturday 25th 11.00

Fungus Group. Chalkney Wood, Earles Colne.ECC, FC Meet in car park SW side at TL872,273. Bring lunch. Leader: Ken Adams

Please book: 020 8508 7863

  September

                                                                             Monday 27th , 10.30

Fungus Group. Thrift Wood, Bicknacre. Park off the B1418 at TL790,017. Packed lunch.

N.B. NOT joint with BNA.

Leader: Tony Boniface.

Please book: 01245 266316. Mobile on the day07881 974720.

  October                                  

Saturday 9th , 11.00

Fungus Group. Stour & Copperas Woods, nr. Harwich. Meet in Stour Wood car park at TM 190,309. Packed lunch. Leader: Ian Rose

Please book: 01206 392870

  October   

                                                                       Wednesday 13th, 10.30

Fungus Group. Starvelarks and Tile Woods & Little Haven N.R. Thundersley. Meet in EWT volunteer’s car park, TQ817,888 St.Michael’s Road. Packed lunch. Leader: Graham Price

Please book: 01268 776945. Mobile on the day 07812 708444.

  October  

Sunday 17th, 11.00

Fungus Group. Great & Little Bendysh Woods, Radwinter End. Park near Swan’s Farm at TL618,397. Packed lunch. Leader: Ken Adams

Please book: 020 8508 7863.

  October 

                                                                      Wednesday 20th , 10.00

Fungus Group Joint with BNA. Blakes Wood, Little Baddow. NT/EWT. Entrance TL775,064.  Packed lunch. Leader: Tony Boniface.

Please book: 01245 266316. Mobile on the day: 07881 974720

  October

Monday 25th , 11.00

Fungus Group. Hadleigh Great Wood & Belfairs. Meet at the end of Poors Lane TQ 814,877. Packed lunch. Leader: Barbara Chapman

Please book: 01268 765597 Mobile on the day 07742 291986.

  October 

Saturday 30th, 10.00

Fungus Group joint with Basildon NHS Westley Heights, Langdon Hills. Meet in car park, 200yrds behind Harvester pub TQ 682,867. Packed lunch. Leader: Rodney Cole

Please book: 01268 553149

  November                                           

Friday 6th, 10.30.

Fungus Group. Waxcap Special. Starting from Fryerning Churchyard TL638,001. Packed lunch. Leader: Tony Boniface. Please book: 01245 266316. Mobile on the day 07881 974720.

 

 

                                                                        Meetings 2009

 
  Date and time Venue Leader
 

September                                      Wednesday 16th , 11.00

Fungus Group. Ailsa Wood and Aubrey Buxton N.R. Meet Elsenham Recreation Ground car park, accessed via Leigh Drive TL532,263.

Leader: Shirley Watson.

Please book: 01279 505 309.

 

September                                            Monday 28th , 11.00

Fungus Group. Mundon Furze. Meet in lay-bys either side of Maldon-Mundon Road. TL870,024.

Leader: Graham Smith.

Please book: 01277 354034.

 

October                                                 Wednesday 7th, 10.30

Fungus Group. Garnetts Wood, Barnston. Meet in entrance car park TL635,184. Packed lunch.

Leader: Mary Smith.

Please book: 01708 228921 Mobile on the day: 07903 052095.

 

October                                               Saturday 10th, 10.00

Fungus Group. Little Monk Wood, Epping Forest. Meet in New Ride car park TQ417,982 first left south of  Wake Arms. Collection display and refreshments at the Warren, City of London Epping Forest headquarters 2.30.

Leaders: Ken Adams and Jes Dagley.

Please book: 020 8508 7863.

 

October                                           Wednesday 14th , 10.30

Fungus Group. Pound, Little Haven and Tile Wood, Thundersley. Meet EWT volunteer’s car park, TQ817,888 St.Michael’s Road Pound Wood. Packed lunch.

Leader: Graham Price. Please book 01268 776945.

Mobile on the day 07812 708444.

 

October                                               Saturday 17th, 10.00

Fungus Group joint with Basildon NHS and Wickford Wildlife Group. Langdon Hills. Meet in car park, St. Mary’s Church, Langdon Hills TQ679,865. Packed lunch.

Leader: Tony Boniface.

Please book: 01245 266316. Mobile on the day07881 974720.

 

November                                            Saturday 7th, 10.30.

Fungus Group. Waxcap Special. Starting from Fryerning Churchyard TL638,001. Packed lunch.

Leader: Tony Boniface. Please book: 01245 266316. Mobile on the day 07881 974720.

 

    Meetings 2008                    

Date and time

Venue

Leader

April                                                        Sunday 20th,  11.00

Lichens. Hatfield Forest, Mosses, Liverworts and Lichens. Meet main entrance car park TL547,202.

Leaders: Ken Adams & John Skinner.                                     Please book: 020 8508 7863

September                                                 Thursday 25th , 11.00

Fungus Group. Hales Wood, Ashdon. Meet at centre ride entrance TL570,404. Bring lunch.(N.B. private wood survey, report to Paul Howe-Browne).

Leader: Ken Adams & Shirley Watson.                                                                                                 Please book: 020 8508 7863.

October                                                       Thursday 9th , 11.00

Fungus Group. Chalkney Wood, Earles Colne.ECC, FC Meet in car park SW side at TL872,273. Bring lunch.

Leader: Ken Adams                                                                Please book: 020 8508 7863.

October                                                   Wednesday 15th  , 10.30

Fungus Group. Chafford Gorges EWT Reserve, Grays. Meet in car park, Visitors Centre TQ599,794. Bring lunch.

Leader: Mary Smith                                                                   Please book: 01708 228921.

October                                                     Sunday 19th, 10.30                  

Fungus Group. Blakes Wood, Danbury NT/EWT. Entrance TL775,064.  Bring lunch.

Leader: Barbara Chapman.                                                   Please book: 01268 765597.

October                                               Wednesday 22nd , 11.00

                                                           

Fungus Group. Curry Farm, Bradwell (private NR), meet TL996,056 marked as Curry, down un-metalled track opposite Bradwell Gravel pit. Past 1st big house to far house to park. Bring lunch.

Leader: Graham Smith.

Please book: 01277 354034.

November                                                  Saturday 1st , 10.30

Fungus Group. “Waxcap Hunt” start at Fryerning church, entrance TL638,002, then to  other sites around Chelmsford. Bring lunch.

Leader: Tony Boniface.                                                                                                    Please book: 01245 266316

November                                                   Monday 3rd , 10.30

Fungus Group. Garnetts Wood, Barston, ECC. Entrance TL635,184. Bring lunch.

Leader: Mary Smith                                                                 Please book: 01708 228921.

November                                            Saturday 8th, 3.00                                                                                                                   

Fungus Group Annual Meeting. Meet at the home of Tony & Judith Boniface. 40 Pentland Avenue, Chelmsford. CM1 4AZ. TL704089. Review of the year and plans for 2008 with refreshments.

Leaders: Tony & Judith Boniface.

Please book: 01245 266316.