Tag Archives: fungi

Golden Boots

As you know, I’ve recently been on two fungal forays, and I’ve been keeping my eyes peeled ever since. I’ve scouted my local woods (one measly puffball), hiked over the dale to Hamsterley forest (chockablock, but quite a slog getting … Continue reading

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Fun with Fungi

I had a double treat this week. Every so often Durham Wildlife Trust rewards its volunteers with free training days. It’s the start of the fungi season, and so two different fungal forays were arranged. I booked to go on … Continue reading

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Beef fungus

Yesterday I went on a hunt for woodland mushrooms. It feels an odd time of year to be doing this – it’s high summer and the ground is parched – but my local woodland is full of blushers and brittlegills, … Continue reading

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Magic mushrooms

Mushrooms, or rather fungi, more than make up for the cold days and long nights of autumn. Here are my favourite photos so far this autumn… The Fly Agaric The most famous of our ‘toadstools’, the fly agaric is not … Continue reading

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