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Peppery Bolete

This mushroom can be dried and ground and used as a pepper like condiment or eaten cooked by people who like hot chillies....

Lilac Bonnet

This mushroom was once considered edible but contains small amounts of muscarine so is now off the menu.

Snowy Waxcap

A common and tasty Waxcap but it still prefers undisturbed and untreated land although seems more tolerant than other Waxcaps....

Hen of the Woods

A tasty find which can sometimes be located by its pleasant aroma, this polypore is quite short lived and starts to smell awful when very mature. Can cause allergic reactions...

The Goblet

A late Autumn mushroom that can often still be found in Spring. This mushroom must be well cooked before consumption and it has been reported that it can cause a...

Ruby Bolete

These are fairly rare mushrooms in the UK and as they also have a soapy taste they are best left for photographs....

Chestnut Bolete

This is a great mushroom to find because if you look around nearby, there will usually be many more underfoot. The Chestnut Bolete is distinguished from true Boletes by its...

Ascot Hat

The family name, Hortiboletus, refers to the latin hortus meaning garden where the bubalinus can often be found growing with Poplar, Populus or Lime, Tilia....

The Miller

This is not a mushroom for novice foragers as it looks very like the deadly poisonous Clitocybe dealbata or rivulosa and great care should be taken when trying to identify...

Scaly Wood Mushroom

A great tasting mushroom looking like a smaller version of The Prince with the same almond smell and flesh that bruises or oxidises red, more so than The Prince....