The forests are alive with fungi just now and a little bit of knowledge is a dangerous thing as to which are safe to eat? Please do NOT use this blog for suggestions as to what is or is not safe to eat. Get proper guide books. Some easily misidentified fungi are deadly.
Above might be an Amethyst Deceiver. To confirm, I need to go back with torch and mirror! Kicking them over to check the colour of the gills is eco-vandalism.
It is time to dust off the fungi identification books and get out there.
Click here to find a Ramblers' walk in woodland at this time of year, when the woods are bursting with Fungal fun....or potential death!
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