A very common and beautiful early season bracket fungi. Quite distinctive, with feather-like scales on top and water melon scented pores below…
A very common mushroom that is edible with appropriate preparation, but can easily be confused with toxic species
An easily identified bracket fungi of summer and autumn that makes good eating when young and tender
A horse mushroom in its prime is a thing of great beauty and superb flavour. It also has the curious dual distinction of being commonly misidentified and widely underrated.
Common hogweed is a startlingly delicious vegetable and an amazingly versatile wild spice – my favourite of all edible wild plants in fact. But getting to know and safely eat it is not as straightforward as many other plants on this website