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Enjoy a special seasonal dinner hosted by fungi expert John Wright

Hosted by John Wright

Sat 17 Oct 2015

Join foraging expert John Wright for a special seasonal dinner at The Kingcombe Centre.  Enjoy a three course dinner featuring the bounty of autumn and, season permitting, tasting some of the range of edible fungi.  This will be followed by a talk and question and answer session with one of the nation’s leading experts in this field.  There will be an opportunity to see the incredible range of fungi found in the Kingcombe Meadows and Powerstock Common nature reserves and season permitting tasting some of the range of edible fungi.
 
John Wright Profile
John is not only an expert mycologist but also a foraging expert; mushrooms, hedgerows, seashores, you name it, he finds it and eats it.    He brings an infectious enthusiasm for the natural world and its bounty.  Over a period of twenty years he has taken around five hundred such forays, many of them based in the south west and at Kingcombe in particular so has a wealth of information at his fingertips to share with you.  John is now one of the country's leading authorities on foraging for food, often seen on national TV including River Cottage.  John contributes to national publications and has written a number of books in The River Cottage foraging series, covering hedgerows, seashore and, of course, fungi!
 
Price:                    
£35 pp    includes three course dinner, talk and glass of wine on arrival
 
Times: 
Arrive from 6.30pm for drinks followed by dinner.  Finish approx. 9.30 ­ 10.00pm
 
What to bring:   Just yourselves.
 
weekend
Get away for the full Fungi Experience by booking this dinner together with the ‘Fungi Foray at Powerstock Common’
(Sat 17 Oct) and the ‘Fungi Foray at at Kingcombe Meadows’ (Sun 18 Oct).  Just add a B&B package!

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