mushroom foraging guide Mushrooms

Welcome to the foraging guide mushroom collection. Here you’ll find descriptions and photos of edible and poisonous mushroom species to help you in your foraging.
group of edible mushrooms

What's in season now?

Take a look at what you should be able find at this time of year.

Jews Ear
St Georges Mushroom
Fairy Ring Champignon
Chicken of the Woods

Your first 10 mushrooms

Here are our suggestions for a list mushrooms for which those new to mushroom foraging should hunt. These are all good edible mushrooms that are common in most areas and not easy to confuse with anything poisonous.

Need More advice on how to get started?

See our articles on collecting and identifying wild mushrooms.

 - What to do when mushroom collecting
 - When to look for mushrooms