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This walk on Denne Hill yielded around a kilo of edible mushrooms which went into a stroganoff. Mainly field mushrooms but a couple of parasols in the drumstick stage turned up as well.

Agaricus Campestris - Field Mushroom

Picture Type: Side view
Notes
Month: October
Time: Late afternoon
Diameter: 5cm
Height: 3cm
Terrain: Cow pasture
Substrate: Soil
Comments:
This species was everywhere, I came back with a bag full of them which went into a stroganoff with a couple of parasols.

Picture Type: In kitchen
Panaeolus Sphinctrinus - Petticoat Fungus

Picture Type: Side view
Notes
Month: October
Time: Late afternoon
Diameter: 2cm
Height: 5cm
Terrain: Cow pasture
Substrate: Cow dung
Comments:
This is a very elegant species although it usually grows on dung.


Picture Type: Side view
Notes
Month: October
Time: Late afternoon
Diameter: 2cm
Height: 5cm
Terrain: Cow pasture
Substrate: Cow dung
Comments:
Macrolepiota Procera - Parasol Mushroom

Picture Type: Side view
Notes
Month: October
Time: Late afternoon
Diameter: 6cm
Height: 14cm
Terrain: Cow pasture
Substrate: Soil/Grass
Comments:
There were a couple of these, usually the hill yields much more but I'm still hopeful for a larger crop.

Picture Type: Base of stipe
Marasmius Oreades - Fairy Ring Champignon

Picture Type: Top view
Notes
Month: October
Time: Late afternoon
Diameter: 3-5cm
Height: 3-4cm
Terrain: Cow pasture
Substrate: Soil/Grass
Comments:
These were growing in a small fairy ring, usual for this species.

Picture Type: Section

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