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 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