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Job description We’re looking for an individual to join the Totally Wild Team, We’re a unique group of foragers running events and harvesting the UK’s finest wild ingredients from seaweeds to wild mushrooms and everything in between. * The person selected will assist in the day-to-day administration roles here at…

Purple Russula/Summer/Autumn /Edible Scientific Name Russula Atropurpurea Family Russulaceae Habitat Mixed woodland, particularly Oak and Beech. Description Russula atropurpurea is quite a large mushroom and very common. The centre is almost black, with a purple region near the rim, which gave it its former common name of Blackish-purple Russula. This mushroom…

Charcoal burner/Summer/Autumn/Edible Scientific Name Russula Cyanoxantha Family Russulaceae Habitat Mixed and broad leaved woodland particularly beech. growing in small groups.  Description There are several purple/greenish/grey capped Brittlegills, the charcoal burner is the only one with greasy, non-brittle gills. This is by far the best eating Brittlegill and is worth adding…

Beechwood Sickener/Summer/Autumn/Inedible Scientific Name Russula Nobilis Family Russulaceae Habitat Beech woodland Description A distinctive red capped Brittlegill mushroom growing in beech woodlands, as the name suggests its not edible and causes stomach upsets and vomiting. Identifying Features for The Beechwood Sickener: Cap: Convex to flattening sometimes slightly depressed in the…

We are looking for a couple of driven individuals to join the Totally Wild team, to work alongside a unique team of Professional Foraging Instructors. Helping us to spread the word on responsible foraging and how we can all enjoy our wild open spaces in our food. We’re looking for…

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