Wood blewit Large mushroom of late autumn, woodland, sometimes rings in fields. Purple all over when young. Soft, sticky/ slimy. Fragrant when cooked.
Horn of plenty Posh cousin of the chanterelle, entirely black with a superb, intense flavour.
champignon A humble garden or pasture fungus. Small, pale orange and delicious.
Parasol mushroom A large and tall mushroom of grassland. Delicate flavour, fibrous.
Brittlegills woodlands Short of stem, often bright cap colours.
Grow on grassland. Sweet and nutty when young, bitter when mature.
Chanterelle Bright yellow. Found with oak, beech and pine. Firm texture, smells of apricots.
Chicken of the woods Enormous, brightyellow bracket found on oak and sometimes sweet chestnut. Mild but pleasant flavour, slight fibrous texture.