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How to Safely Identify The Edible Puffball Family of Mushrooms Puffball mushrooms overall are a very common and easy to identify family, one of the safest for beginners. It’s one of the first species that I remembered the Latin name for. Lycopodium roughly translates to ‘Wolfs Fart’ I guess it’s…

Wild Mushroom Stuffing Recipe This is a brilliant generic wild mushroom stuffing recipe that can be served as an accompaniment to many dishes or stuffed into meats for roasting, as well as inside entire root vegetables like butternut squash.  Shop bought mushrooms can be used of course but a wild…

There’s nothing better than coming in from a day of hunting mushrooms, prepping the ingredients, popping in this pie, warming up in the bath & then coming down to a piping hot wild mushroom & chicken pie. I must admit, it always tastes better when you’ve picked the mushrooms yourself…

Giant Puffball/ Summer / Autumn / Edible Scientific Name Calvatia gigantea Family Agaricaceae Also known as Puffballs Habitat Grasslands, pasture, lawns, commons and roadsides. Found in rings, troops or individually. You will also sometimes find these in and around open woodland. Identifying Features Description A large white to off-white fungus…

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