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Late afternoon walk on the hill opposite my flat. Quite a few species out with all this rain were having.

Agaricus Campestris - Field Mushroom

Picture Type: Side view
Notes
Month: August
Time: Late afternoon
Diameter: 4cm
Height: 3cm
Terrain: Cow pasture
Substrate: Soil
Comments:
This one was a bit worm eaten but I'm hoping for a larger crop very soon.

Picture Type: Gills
Lacrymaria Velutina - Weeping Widow

Picture Type: Cap close-up
Notes
Month: August
Time: Late afternoon
Diameter: 7cm
Height: 6cm
Terrain: Cow pasture
Substrate: Soil
Comments:
You can see the characterstic droplets on the gills which gives this species its common name.

Picture Type: Cap close-up

Picture Type: Side view

Picture Type: Base of stipe

Picture Type: Stipe showing spore stain

Picture Type: Gills
Amanita Ceciliae - Snakeskin Grisette

Picture Type: Cap close-up
Notes
Month: August
Time: Late afternoon
Diameter: 8cm
Height: 10cm
Terrain: Cow pasture
Substrate: Soil
Comments:

Picture Type: Edge close-up

Picture Type: Gills


Picture Type: Side view
Notes
Month: August
Time: Late afternoon
Diameter: 3cm
Height: 7cm
Terrain: Cow pasture
Substrate: Soil
Comments:

Picture Type: Stem showing base

Picture Type: Cap close-up


Picture Type: Side view
Notes
Month: August
Time: Late afternoon
Diameter: 10cm
Height: 12cm
Terrain: Cow pasture
Substrate: Soil
Comments:

Picture Type: Cap close-up

Picture Type: Gills
Russula Atropurpurea - Blackish Purple Russula

Picture Type: Cap close-up
Notes
Month: August
Time: Late afternoon
Diameter: 4cm
Height: 4cm
Terrain: Mixed woodland
Substrate: Mossy soil
Comments:

Picture Type: Side view
Macrolepiota Procera - Parasol Mushroom

Picture Type: Cap close-up
Notes
Month: August
Time: Late afternoon
Diameter: 12cm
Height: 14cm
Terrain: Cow pasture
Substrate: Soil
Comments:
This was too old for the kitchen and the only one I saw, hopefully there will be more soon as this is one of my favourite edibles. Its best in breadcrumbs like a cutlet.

Picture Type: Side view

Picture Type: Stipe showing ring

Picture Type: Gills
Collybia Erythropus - Wood Woolly-foot

Picture Type: Side view
Notes
Month: August
Time: Late afternoon
Diameter: 4cm
Height: 6cm
Terrain: Deciduous woodland
Substrate: Soil/Leaf litter
Comments:

Picture Type: Top view

Picture Type: Stipe

Picture Type: Gills
Agaricus Xanthodermus - Yellow Stainer

Picture Type: From below
Notes
Month: August
Time: Late afternoon
Diameter: 4-5cm
Height: 5-6cm
Terrain: Cow pasture
Substrate: Soil
Comments:
These had the characteristic chrome yellow colour when bruised and a faint smell of ink

Picture Type: Section

Picture Type: Side view

Picture Type: From below

Picture Type: Top view

Picture Type: Edge close-up

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