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mushroom foraging guide Edible mushrooms

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A

Agaricus augustus
(The Prince)
occasional, edible good
Agaricus campestris
(Field Mushroom)
common, edible excellent
Agaricus Langei
(Great Wood Mushroom)
frequent, edible good
Agaricus silvicola
(Wood Mushroom)
occasional, edible good
Aleuria aurantia
(Orange Peel Fungus)
common, edible
Amanita rubescens
(Blusher)
very common, edible
Armillaria mellea
(Honey Fungus)
very common, edible
Auricularia auricula-judae
(Jews Ear)
common, edible

B

Boletus appendiculatus
(Oak Bolete)
occasional, edible good
Boletus badius
(Bay Bolete)
very common, edible good
Boletus chrysenteron
(Red Cracking Bolete)
common, edible
Boletus Edulis
(Penny Bun Bolete)
frequent, edible excellent
Boletus Luridiformis
(Scarletina Bolete)
frequent, edible
Boletus luridus
(Lurid Bolete)
frequent, edible
Boletus pruinatus
(Matt Bolete)
common, edible

C

Calocybe gambosa
(St Georges Mushroom)
common, edible
Calvatia giantea
(Giant Puffball)
common, edible good
Camarophyllus pratensis
(Meadow Waxcap)
common, edible good
Cantharellus cibarius
(Chanterelle)
common, edible excellent
Cantharellus tubaeformis
(Autumn Chanterelle)
common, edible good
Clitocybe geotropa
(Trooping Funnel)
frequent, edible
Clitocybe gibba
(Common Funnel)
common, edible
Clitocybe odora
(Aniseed Funnel)
common, edible
Clitopilus prunulus
(The Miller)
common, edible good
Coprinus comatus
(Shaggy Inkcap)
very common, edible
Coprinus micaceus
(Glistening Inkcap)
very common, edible
Cuphophyllus pratensis
(Meadow Waxcap)
common, edible good

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F

Fistulina hepatica
(Beefsteak Fungus)
frequent, edible
Flammulina velutipes
(Velvet Shank)
common, edible

G

Grifola frondosa
(Hen of the Woods)
frequent, edible

H

Handkea excipuliformis
(Pestle Puffball)
common, edible
Handkea utriformis
(Mosaic Puffball)
frequent, edible
Hydnum repandum
(Wood Urchin)
common, edible good
Hydnum rufescens
(Terracota Wood Urchin)
common, edible good
Hygrocybe coccinea
(Scarlet Waxcap)
common, edible
Hygrocybe pratensis
(Meadow Waxcap)
common, edible good
Hygrocybe punicea
(Crimson Waxcap)
common, edible
Hygrocybe virginea
(Snowy Waxcap)
very common, edible good
Hygrophorus pratensis
(Meadow Waxcap)
common, edible good

I

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K

Kuehneromyces mutabilis
(Two-toned Scalehead)
common, edible good

L

Laccaria amethystina
(Amethyst Deceiver)
very common, edible
Laccaria laccata
(Deceiver)
very common, edible
Lactarius deliciosus
(Saffron Milkcap)
frequent, edible good
Laetiporus sulphureus
(Chicken of the Woods)
common, edible good
Leccinum scabrum
(Brown Birch Roughstalk)
common, edible
Leccinum versipelle
(Orange birch roughstalk)
common, edible good
Lepista nuda
(Wood Blewit)
common, edible excellent
Lepista saeva
(Field Blewit)
frequent, edible excellent
Lepista sordida
(Flesh-Brown Blewit)
occasional, edible
Lycoperdon perlatum
(Common Puffball)
very common, edible
Lycoperdon pyriforme
(Stump Puffball)
very common, edible

M

Macrolepiota mastoidea
(Slender Parasol)
frequent, edible good
Macrolepiota procera
(Parasol Mushroom)
frequent, edible excellent
Macrolepiota rhacodes
(Shaggy Parasol)
common, edible good
Marasmius oreades
(Fairy Ring Champignon)
very common, edible good
Morel esculenta
(Morel)
occasional, edible excellent

N

O

P

Pleurotus ostreatus
(Oyster Mushroom)
common, edible good
Pluteus cervinus
(Deer Shield)
very common, edible
Pluteus umbrosus
(Velvet Shield)
occasional, edible
Polyporus squamosus
(Dryads Saddle)
very common, edible

Q

R

Russula cyanoxantha
(Charcoal Burner)
very common, edible good
Russula ochroleuca
(Ochre Brittlegill)
very common, edible

S

Sparassis crispa
(Cauliflower Fungus)
frequent, edible good
Suillus bovinus
(Cow Bolete)
common, edible
Suillus grevillei
(Larch Bolete)
frequent, edible
Suillus luteus
(Slippery Jack)
common, edible good

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V

Vascellum pratense
(Meadow Puffball)
common, edible

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