This is an unmistakable fungus that is violet with coral shaped branches found in meadows, pastures and unimproved grassland growing in lines or circles. The branches are rounded or can be pointed... More
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Encyclopedia of British Fungi
|Common Name||Scientific Name||Description|
|False Death Cap||Amanita citrina||
Amanita citrina, often referred to as the False Death Cap, is an edible fungus; however, care is... more
|The Prince||Agaricus augustus||
Tall sometimes massive agaric. An excellent edible*
|Felt Saddle||Helvella macropus||
A small greyish cup on a thin stem that grows either solitary or in small troops on soil in... more
|Beechmast Candlesnuff||Xylaria carpophila||
A very slender and delicate fungus with a whitish fruit body and blackish tip, found in... more
|Conocybe aporos||Conocybe aporos||
Favours calcareous soil. Typically a spring species.