Foraging Dorset

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Another hugely successful, fun and educational year of sustainable foraging courses at White Pepper Cookery School. You can now book places for 2014:
Forage Fungi (mushrooms)
Foray in Summer (hedgerow, salt marsh & shoreline)

FF_Opening_Photo_2013 PLEASE DO NOT USE THIS BLOG AS A MUSHROOM IDENTIFICATION GUIDE.

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Above: Member of the Russula family (Brittle Gill). The Sickener Mushroom is in this group too. One point of identification easily snapping stems. Gills are close and brittle. Do not eat.

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Above: Tough Shanks. One point of identification are their tough shanks which could be descibed as fibrous. Do not eat.

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Above: Saffron Milkcap. Orange milk when stem is cut. Grows with Pine trees. Edible.

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Above: Bay Bolite (Cep family). One point of identification is blue staining when pressed. Edible.

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Above: False Chanterelle. Commonly mistaken for the Chanterelle/Girolle. Do not eat.

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Above: Cauliflower Fungus. Needs thorough cleaning. Tears easily. Edible.

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Above: Member of Field Mushroom family. Identification points; gills don’t meet the stem, always has a ring and a pleasant mushroomy smell. Field mushrooms are edible.

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Above: Parasol Mushroom. Identification points; bulbous base, tall thin stem. Detachable ring. Edible.

PLEASE DO NOT USE THIS BLOG AS A MUSHROOM IDENTIFICATION GUIDE.

You can now book places for 2014:
Forage Fungi (mushrooms)
Foray in Summer (hedgerow, salt marsh & shoreline)

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