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winter wild mushrooms

This section of the site is intended to help the fellow mushroom lover find wild mushrooms throughout the year. This  page focuses on Winter. If you happen to find something interesting in summer that is not covered here - take a photo of it and send me an email with some commentary,(if you don't have a photo don't worry - still email me with your story and I will find a suitable image of the type of wild mushroom you have found) I will then publish your mushroom news so  that it can benefit others in the future. Simply submit your finds directly to this page.


This image will help with some species

 

 
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Posted By,  PAUL FRENCH on December 13,2009
 
HI THERE FOUND THESE MUSHROOM IN LOCAL WOOD CAN YOU TELL ME WHAT YOU THINK THEY ARE . THEY 5" ACROSS AND HAVE A SWEET SMELL .
Posted By,  brian sephton on September 19,2010
 
Hi I think it is the rufous milk cap but please get a book and check as they give help on identification by smell and staining (when you cut them or bruise them ) if it is it is edible but it's very peppery and is best mixed with pickle milk cap and woolly milk cap and we boil it and rinse it before we use it
Posted By,  Shelley on January 5,2011
 
What is this black mushroom??
Posted By,  Lucy on February 2,2011
 
Hi, In winter I collect

Auricularia auricula-judae (Dead Man's Ear) from Elder trees.
Pleurotus ostreatus (oyster mushroom) these are usually on dead ash trees.
And Flammulina velutipesi (Velvet shanks).

I get the occasional wood blewit too.

Sorry got no pics.
Posted By,  Mel on November 27,2011
 
Hello,hope you can identify these for me.
Growing under small apple trees,gills are pale cream & don't stain.Faint "mushroom" smell.
Thanks
Posted By,  Amanda on February 23,2012
 
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Posted By,  David Hall on December 17,2012
 
hello... recently I have fallen in love with cooking, I\'m very interested in learning how to forage,,, I live in Jersey channel islands, the island is covered with woodland and lots of country side ... if anybody could give me some advice on how to begin learning or any tips that would be great .....
Posted By,  Adam on November 30,2014
 
I found this on a tree... Any ideas?
Posted By,  Viki on January 29,2016
 
Found in jersey on roadside granite wall they have stems x any ideas x
Posted By,  Kieran Arnold on November 1,2016
 
Hello, I was walking in a country park in Kent, England today and I stumbled across these small mushrooms. A few varieties actually, but I can figure out what these ones are... They has a long stem, brown towards the bottom and fading white at the top of the stem. The caps of the mushrooms vary in size from 2 cm to 7cm I think from the hand full I collected. Here is a photo -
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Wild Mushroom Identification - Recommended Books for All Skill Levels:
Every amateur mycologist should have a decent library of books, here are the top five books I highly recommend for wild mushroom identification:
 
1) Field Guide to Edible Mushrooms of Britain and Europe (Field Guides)  - Great layout with superb images - Peter Jordan
3) Mushrooms: A comprehensive guide to mushroom identification  - This one is a proper belter with loads and loads of good technical data - Roger Phillips
4) Complete Mushroom Book: The Quiet Hunt   - A lovely book by a lovely man. Antonio Carluccio
5) Mushrooms: River Cottage Handbook No.1 - Always a favourite from Hugh's fungi specialist friend, John Wright

It is important to have at least 3 books so you can cross reference and cover as many species as possible