NSBFG Forays

At present, as we move towards the more prolific fungi “season”, with plenty of rain forecast to help, we cannot set a normal foray programme. It is obvious that there will be no “all clear” in the immediate future but you can, as individuals, go searching and our best way to maintain enthusiasm and contact is via our website.
We invite members to send in photographs, details of your finds and problems with identification for inclusion on this Web Site (see below).    
For membership enquiries and detailed information about the Forays and Workshop please email us at:
In accord with most other Outdoor Groups, members are asked to ensure that when on Forays they carry details of a contact name at all times.

Foray Rules and Code of Conduct


2020 – Covid 19 Forays (personal forays by members)

An unusual Peziza sp.

Poronia punctata,  Anthracobia melaloma and Megacollybia platyphylla

Walton Moor, West TanPit Woods and Wraxall Woods –  Aug 2020

Walton Moor  –  Aug 2020

Waxcaps on Lawns  –  Aug 2020

Pear/Juniper Rust in Bristol and Clevedon

Foray near Wickwar

University of Bristol

Wentwood, nr Chepstow

Coastal fields and woodland, nr Clevedon

Fungi in late September

A selection from early October

Grassland Fungi in November


24 November:  Langford Heathfield (SWT), nr Wellington.  Foray with the Devon Fungus Group
16 November:  Poors Allotment, nr Chepstow.  Foray with the Dean Fungus Group
9 November:  Troopers Hill, Bristol.  Foray with the Friends of Troopers Hill
12 October:  Walton Common and Weston Big Wood.  Memorial Foray for Roy Betts
5/6 October:  UK Fungus Day
21 September:  Hay Wood and Hellenge Hill
14 September:  Workshop, Cheddar
14 April:   West Tanpit Wood, Failand


4 Nov :  Cross Plain/Kings Wood (Jt with Somerset Wildlife Trust)

28 Oct:  Velvet Bottom, Mendip Hills

20 Oct:  Lower Woods (Jt with Cotswold Fungus Group).

6 Oct:     Westonbirt (Jt with Cotswold and Dean Fungus Groups).

23 Sep:   Staple Hill (Jt with Devon Fungus Group).

8 Sep:     Workshop, Cheddar

18 Aug:   Beacon Hill, near Shepton Mallet

6 Jun:     Walton Common, nr Clevedon

14 Apr:   Prior’s Wood, Portbury


26 Apr:       Goblin Combe

24 June:    Prior’s Wood

8 July:         Shapwick Heath

19 August:  Stockhill Plantations

16 September:  Abbots Leigh

7 September:  Westonbirt UK Fungus Day

14 October:  Identification Workshop. Cheddar

5 November:  Troopers Hill Nature Reserve

11 November:  East Harptree Woods

18 November:  In Woods, Farleigh Wick


24 Apr      Kings Wood

18 Jun      Prior’s Wood

26 Aug     Leigh Woods

17 Sep      Lower and Midger Woods

1 Oct         Fyne Court

8 Oct        Westonbirt Arboretum (UK Fungus Day)

16 Oct       Workshop

6 Nov        Folly Farm