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Seedlings growing in a seed tray
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Five unexpected ways seeds kickstart the growing process

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Purple blewit (Lepista nuda)
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A fungi frenzy with Kew expert Lee Davies

| By Ellen Rowland
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Oyster mushrooms growing
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Recycled by experts

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X-ray of seeds
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Journey of a Grow Wild seed

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Garlic mustard
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Six Scottish wildflowers you might not have heard of

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Ivy
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Could weeds cure all ills?

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Japanese Knotweed
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Alien invaders or home-grown thugs?

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A person in a red coat and purple hat walks towards some autumnal trees
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The benefits of autumn sowing

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A scarlet elf cup fungus growing in some leaf litter
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Cups, coral, ears and stars

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Elaphocordyceps ophioglossoides, or the Snaketongue truffleclub
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What do heavy metal and fungi have in common?

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Yarrow, Achillea millefolium, leaves
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What leaves reveal about wildflowers

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Someone uses an orange-handled knife to cut Shiitake mushrooms (Lentinula edodes) from their fungus-growing kit.
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A journey into the kingdom of fungi

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Yarrow, Achillea millefolium, in flower
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The mythology of Britain's wildflowers

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Toadflax (Linaria vulgaris)
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Crow-flowers, nettles, daisies, and long purples

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Daffodils growing in a cluster
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How do you spot a real Welsh daffodil?

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Pink and red fungus
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Frankenstein's fungi

| By Isha Tickoo
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Three girls, wearing paper hats
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Kew's Youth Explainers take on big climate issues

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Mixed wildflowers growing
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Why do wildflowers smell?

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Wild marjoram, Origanum vulgare, in flower
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Using our senses to appreciate wild plants

| By Ellen Rowland
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Poppies and corn chamomile grow in a tangle
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Wellbeing and wildflowers

| By Ellen Rowland
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Lion's Mane (Hericium erinaceus) fungus
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Mushrooms as medicine

| By Phoebe Young
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