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Kew Gardens’ Grow Wild programme Sponsors Most Outstanding Group in touch with nature Award at the Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots Annual Awards

Tour the world largest ‘fungarium’
This prize offers unique access to over 1.2m fungal specimens from around the world at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew in West London.

Two teachers and four students will join a fungi curator and enthusiast to discover how fungus continues to change our lives – ever more so as new species and properties are discovered. Read more about Kew’s fungarium here:

This prize also offer free access to RBG Kew, a world famous centre for botanical and mycological knowledge and London’s largest UNESCO World Heritage site.

Garden access and the tour will be available on one date during spring or summer 2018 by arrangement with the winning school.

The school will be greeted by the Grow Wild team, RBG Kew’s award-winning national learning initiative (

Good luck!

the Roots & Shoots team

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