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John Harris (Mushroom Diary)
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Keen mycologist and forager.
Keen mycologist and forager.

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I couldn’t help myself – but I had to make my own version of this great game. The classic Trumps game is always a winner! This unique ‘EDIBLE MUSHROOMS’ Trumps card game will be coming soon to buy. It features a selection of our most common edible…
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A recent email query regarding this ‘not so often‘ seen mushroom, encouraged me to feature it today, having forgot to do it last year! The mushrooms shown here are from last June. The Milky Conecap (Conocybe apala) is one of the most common Cone Caps –…
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One of the most common bracket fungi found in the UK also happens to be one of the largest. And they’re out in force! The beautiful Dryad’s Saddle or Pheasant Back Mushroom (Cerioporus squamosus) can put on some dazzling displays. They are often grouped…
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History has it that on this day in 1415 St George’s Day was declared a national feast day. And if you’re lucky enough you may find the perfect ingredient in the form of Calocybe gambosa, commonly known as St. George’s Mushroom. This is one of the few…
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Spring is proving slow to arrive, but it’s getting better. So when the mood takes you, get out on a woodland walk to find yourself some springtime fungi. But in this case, keep your eyes peeled for some pretty spring flowers – you may find some small…
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One of my nearby local parks has a great selection of tree species, scattered beautifully across its modest expanse. It was here that I came across a mushroom more typically found in a woodland setting. Although not in woodland, these Blushing Wood…
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Experienced foragers often say, if you want to familiarise yourself with only a few mushrooms, it’s always best to recognise the deadly ones! Wise words indeed. The Fool’s Funnel (Clitocybe rivulosa aka C.dealbata) is one of the more common poisonous…
Beware the Fool’s Funnel
Beware the Fool’s Funnel
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For one reason or another I didn’t get the chance to get out much over winter, but a recent visit to some nearby woodland turned up these little black beauties. As they were well camouflaged, I nearly walked by this mass of Black Bulgar (Bulgaria…
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Nice group of Plums and Custard - Tricholomopsis rutilans. Looks good enough to eat - but it isn't. Boo!
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The infamous Magic Mushroom - My latest post tells all.
http://www.mushroomdiary.co.uk/2016/10/the-infamous-magic-mushroom
The infamous Magic Mushroom
The infamous Magic Mushroom
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