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The Most Poisonous UK Fungi Part 1.

The mushrooms included in this article are all identified as poisonous! Great caution should be taken when identifying mushrooms and you should never consume anything without being 100% certain it is edible.  Please read the…
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Trees and their fungal partners by Attila Fodi

Have you ever wondered why some mushroom species show up in the same place on a regular and predictable basis, while you have to search much longer for others? The answer is to be found…
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Wild Garlic Imposters!

It’s that wonderful time of the year, late winter and into early spring when the heady aroma of wild garlic starts to permeate the woods and valleys of the UK. The days are getting longer,…
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Garden foraging

In these difficult times the restrictions on unnecessary travel and being out of our own properties are making foraging in an urban environment more difficult. Those of us lucky enough to have a garden might…
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Print your own Christmas Card

Happy Christmas from Wild Food UK! As a little gift this year we thought we’d give you a printable card. If you have a printer attached with some card handy, simply right click on the…
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A Rainbow of Edible Mushrooms

With the bright lights of Christmas beckoning here are a few insights into the multi hued world of edible fungi. People coming on our courses will often say that a brightly coloured mushroom must be…
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Preserving your bounty

Too many mushrooms, can there really be too many mushrooms? Mushrooms are best fresh but sometimes you do come home with a bag full and despite having fried egg and mushrooms for breakfast, mushroom pate…
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Damsons

Damsons - the most rocking fruit. These have to be the most rocking of fruit with their 'Deep Purple' colour and perfect blend of fruitiness and tartness. At this time of the year a heavily…
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Elderflower Champagne - the brewers way

So maybe you have tried our simple elderflower champagne recipe and fancy something a little more challenging, or you are thinking about dipping a finger into the world of home brewing? If so then this…
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Fairy Rings

What are they, what causes them, and where to find them? The gardener’s foe and the forager’s friend, a circle of mushrooms sometimes in grass and sometimes around a tree, the fairy ring has been…
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