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Mosaic Puffball

Always a good find when out foraging from Summer through to Autumn. Last years ‘stumps’ can often be found as an indication that more will appear at some point in...

Terracotta Hedgehog

An easily identified mushroom with a great taste that grows in many types of woodland....

False Saffron Milkcap

Not as good as the true Saffron Milkcap but a tasty find none the less and more common....

The Grey Knight

A common member of the Knight family, this was once considered to be an edible mushroom but it has now been discovered that eating a certain weight of these mushrooms,...

Freckled Dapperling

Formally a member of the Lepiota family this mushroom has undergone quite a few taxanomic changes and is now accepted as a member of the Echinoderma (meaning hedgehog or porcupine...

Butter Cap

A very variable and common woodland mushroom, which is a shame as although edible it has a poor taste....

Yellow False Truffle

Mainly found in sandy Scottish pine forests this truffle or potato looking fungi breaks the surface making it a lot easier to find than any true truffle....

Curry Scented Milkcap

It’s fairly easy to identify milkcaps as a genus but it can be hard to identify to species as quite a few look similar but with it’s clear milk with...

Bruising Webcap

This edible but rather bitter tasting (meaning inedible to me) Wood Blewit look-a-like can usually be differentiated by having some of the cortina or ‘web’ still covering the gills or...

Jubilee Waxcap

A rare and beautiful mushroom that should only be admired and photographed, never picked. It is a slimy, lilac/pink waxcap so easily identified and left in the field. I’m not...