Wood wide web

In Scotland: The Big Picture’s latest film field mycologist Liz Holden explains the complex and fascinating world of the Wood Wide Web – the inter-relationship between fungi and forests happening underground.

Enjoy beautiful footage of the wonderful structures, shapes and colours of the very many fungi in UK. We often think of fungi just growing in woodlands, but they can be found in many different environments such as grasslands, by fresh water or marine situations – you can even find them growing in ice.

Find out more about this fabulous, understated piece of nature fundamental to the way our ecosystems work in this engaging four-minute film, they really do underpin every habitat on our planet.