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September 12, 2013 The Cep and Penny Bun
The Cep and Penny Bun.
The Boletes Are Rising
In the last couple of weeks I have seen numerous people asking if the boletes are out down south yet. And the answer is that they are, so I thought it was time for an article explaining some of the relevant terminology, because it is a little
September 12, 2013 Wild Mushrooms are here
Wild Mushrooms are here!
Autumn arrived in the UK this last week - big drop in temperatures, and plenty of rain. The first proper session of the year this morning turned up 14 edible species, as well as a Deathcap.
The edible species (in pic attached) were:
August 28, 2013 Wild Mushrooms, Russula Special
Late August 2013
Down in the deep south of the UK we are still in the mushroom pre-season, but since I have a lot of new territory to explore (I've just moved to Hastings from Brighton), I've been out for the last three days in search of both fungi and good locations to re-visit later in th
August 28, 2013 Seaweed and Other Wild Food Foraging
19th August 2013
I've just returned to the south coast from northern Scotland, where the mushroom season is just getting properly going. It looks like 2013 is going to be a good year for boletes (and it's about time we had one of those).
Meanwhile, down here it is s
August 27, 2013 Mushroom season is here
News from Geoff:
Loads of blushers and an assortment of other amanitas (including panther caps, so watch out if you're picking blushers). Lots of charcoal burners and other russulas. One penny bun, some pale oysters, and a few other bits and pieces. With that selection alrea
August 6, 2013 Wild Field Mushrooms
Looks like field mushrooms and maybe some other members of the genus Agaricus are out in force. Quite a few people reporting abundant finds in the last two days.
See more summer wild mushrooms here
August 2, 2013 Looking forwards to mushroom season 2013
Autumn 2013 is going to be an interesting season for me, for a whole bunch of reasons.
Firstly, after two poor years for mushrooms for weather-related reasons, 2013 is looking promising. We've had a proper summer at the proper time (instead of the endless rain of 2012 and the misplaced s
June 19, 2013 Chicken Of the Woods Are Out
Conditions currently perfect for Chicken of the Woods. Reports of finds coming in from all over the UK. Here shown growing on yew, and I intend to try eating some as a test to see whether it really is toxic when growing on yew. Photo taken this morning
June 19, 2013 st georges mushrooms wild mushroom season
They have been out for a while now but here is a belated artcile on St Georges wild mushrooms
St George's Mushroom's were late this year, just like everything else that depends on the weather. They first appeared, in just a few places, one day after their traditional arrival day of
May 10, 2013 Somerset woman dies after eating deadly mushrooms
Somerset woman dies after eating deadly mushrooms
A woman died after eating one of the world's most deadly mushrooms, picked from her garden, an inquest heard.
Read this story here
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