This is an archived website, available until June 2027. We hope it will inspire people to continue to care for and protect the South West Peak area and other landscapes. Although the South West Peak Landscape Partnership ended in June 2022, the area is within the Peak District National Park. Enquiries can be made to

The 5-year South West Peak Landscape Partnership, 2017-2022, was funded by the National Lottery Heritage Fund.

Waxcap Identification Training (Limited Spots Remaining)

Glorious Grasslands
Event Name Waxcap Identification Training (Limited Spots Remaining)
Start Date 22nd Oct 2019 10:00 am
End Date 22nd Oct 2019 4:00 pm
Duration 6 hours

Come and join us for a day learning all about grassland fungi with expert, Neil Barden. We will have a classroom session in the morning learning some basic information about waxcaps and other grassland fungi and head out on site for the afternoon, where we will put our newly learned knowledge to the test, searching for and identifying fungi.

Meet at Warslow Village Hall at 10 am.

Please bring lunch and suitable outdoor clothing and footwear. We will be outdoors for a few hours in the afternoon, so warm clothing, waterproofs (coat, trousers) gloves, hats etc will be essential. We will also being walking on some rough ground so please make sure you have appropriate footwear, preferably waterproof and sturdy walking boots. If you have any identification books and hand lens, you may wish to bring these too, but information will be provided and we will have a few hand lenses for people to borrow. Tea and coffee will be available.

To sign up please register as a SWPLP Volunteer via this link. It's quick and easy!

Yellow Waxcap