Programme of Events

If you are interested in joining one of our surveys but are not yet a member contact us by email, guests welcome.

In the event of bad weather contact either the leader or the secretary- Molly Dewey- 01865-735525. Permission has been obtained from landowners to collect for scientific purposes. In the interests of conservation please do not collect more specimens than are necessary for identification. As pheasants are preserved in many of the woods, please, no dogs. Please do not publically advertise these meetings but friends are welcome.

Date 2017 Event
Saturday 29th April Watlington Hill (National Trust). Meet at 2pm. Park along the minor road between Watlington and Christmas Common. Parking limited. OS SU 710 935.
Leader: Richard Fortey (01491 571753)
Sunday 17th September Wytham Wood. Meet at 2pm. From Wolvercote turn rt by White Hart at Wytham into private rd. Park at Wytham Wood car park. OS SP 531 066
Leader: Caroline Jackson-Houston (01865-761110)
Sunday 24th September Caversfield Meet at 2 pm. Meet at big lay-by on A45 just N of Caversfield to car share. OS SP 576 256. Postcode for SAT-NAV is OX27 8TQ.
Leader: Keith Cohen (07811 333 643)
Saturday 30th September Pinsley Wood, Ch Hanborough. Meet at 2pm at Hand and Shears, PH, Ch.Hanborough. OS SP427 128.
Leader: Judy Webb (01865 881385)
Sunday 8th October National Fungus Day, Harcourt Arboretum joint Foray with ANHS. Set up 1.00pm, Foray at 1.30pm. Meet at Arboretum Car Park. From Oxford take A 4047 thru' North Courtney, turn right into Arboretum OS SP 555 987.
Leader: Molly Dewey (01865 735525)
Recorder: Judy Webb.
Saturday 14th October Aston Rowant Meet at NNR car park at 2pm. Take M40 south from Oxford area and exit at Lewknor junction. At T-junction go left onto B4009 then second right (A40 signposted Stokenchurch) up the hill through the woods. Then first right onto unclassified road signposted to Christmas Common. After a short distance turn right, signposted to Aston Rowant NNR car park. OS SU 7317-9661.
Leader: Judy Web (01865-377487, mob.07968395243)
Saturday 28th October Keepers Wood- joint Foray with Bucks Fungal Survey. Meet at 10am. Directions and parking TBA later.
Leader: Caroline Jackson-Houston (01865-761110)
Sunday 29th October Boddington Meadow. Meet at 11am. Leave M40 at junction 11 (Banbury) and take the A361 north (3rd exit signposted Daventry). Pass through Chipping Warden and on approaching Byfield, turn left down a lane called the Twistle. Turn left again at the cross-roads (signposted Upper Boddington)- Boddington Reservoir is about a mile on the left. There are 2 car parks meet at the West car park, SP494531.
Leader: Keith Cohen (07811 333 643)
Saturday 4th November Shirburn Hill (SU 715 953) near Watlington. Meet at 11am. Take the minor road along the top of the scarp above Watlington from Christmas Common northwards towards Stokenchurch. Meet at Public parking space in Cowleaze Wood at OS SU 726 957, there is plenty of space.
Leader: Richard Fortey (01491 571753)
Sunday 12th November N. Leigh Common Meet at 11am. Turn off A 4095 Bladon-Witney road at signpost to Roman Villa. Turn right immediately, meet just round the corner in lay-by OS SP 399 136.
Leader: Wendy Mac Eachrane (01993 772970)
Sunday 19th November Sherwood Lodge, 93, Bagley Wood Rd. Meet at 11am for Foray (grassland and woodland) followed by lunch and AGM at home of Molly and John Dewey, at 12.30pm. Park in Dewey Driveway - OX1 5NA. OS SP 519 014
Leader: Molly Dewey (01865 735525)