Association of British Fungus Groups
At the beginning of the 1990s the interest in seeking out and identifying mushrooms and toadstools in the UK saw a strong increase due to the highly successful Channel 4 TV series, Mushroom Magic. The ABFG was founded in 1996 by Michael Jordan, the writer and presenter of the series who is also author of books on fungi including the Encyclopedia of Fungi of Britain and Europe.
The Association is committed to bringing more people into amateur mushroom hunting.
he website of the U.K.s leading charity in mycological conservation. ABFG members are all amateur enthusiasts who want to broaden their interest in fungi and to help with the conservation of mushrooms and toadstools as they come under increased threat from depletion of woodlands and changes in agricultural practice.â??
Posted October 7, 2011 at 11:37 AM