Appearing in April, Calocybe gambosa has the common name St George's Mushroom. It is a good edible species, distinguished from other pale species of springtime by its mealy smell. Fruiting from... More
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Encyclopedia of British Fungi
|Common Name||Scientific Name||Description|
|Wood Blewit||Lepista nuda||
A medium -sized and fleshy fungus with lilac gills growing in trooping groups on soil in mixed... more
|Milk White Russula||Russula delica||
A medium sized fungus that has a whitish cap, whitish, brittle gills and a white stem growing... more
|Blue Spot Knight||Tricholoma columbetta||
A large and fleshy fungus that is whitish throughout found growing on soil in broadleaf woodland... more
|Phanerochaete velutina||Phanerochaete velutina||
Tends to be loosely attached to broadleaf wood, occasionally conifer.
|Lurid Bolete||Boletus luridus||
A large bolete found either solitary or in small groups on soil in grassland or under deciduous... more