Gallery

Here you can browse through some of my photos and though they may aid your identification of various species, please do not rely solely on these photographs. I recommend if you intend to forage for any wild foods, that you invest in a good field guide. You can find some suggestions (here).

The Sweet Chestnut - A prickly customer.

The Sweet Chestnut – A prickly customer.

Sweet Chestnuts - Note the numerous prickly spines

Sweet Chestnuts – Note the numerous prickly spines

Once opened the prickly cases reveal their dark shiny nuts.

Once opened the prickly cases reveal their dark shiny nuts.

Lots and lots of shiny sweet chestnuts!

Lots and lots of shiny sweet chestnuts!

Peeled sweet chestnuts, ready for freezing.

Peeled sweet chestnuts, ready for freezing.

Sweet Chestnuts (left) and Horse Chestnuts (right) have obvious differences.

Sweet Chestnuts (left) and Horse Chestnuts (right) have obvious differences.

Earthstars....Amazing Fungi!

Earthstars….Amazing Fungi!

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Fen Fungi Wild Mushroom Foray

Fen Fungi Wild Mushroom Foray

Hedgehog Mushrooms - so called because of their spiny gills - like a hegehog!

Hedgehog Mushrooms – so called because of their spiny gills – like a hegehog!

Wood Blewits

Wood Blewits

Yellow Fieldcap Fungi

Yellow Fieldcap Fungi

Stinkhorn Fungi

Stinkhorn Fungi

Clouded Funnel Mushroom

Clouded Funnel Mushroom

Violet stem of a Wood Blewit

Violet stem of a Wood Blewit

Jinks in the woods, taking a rest from chasing squirrels in the beautiful autumn colour!

Jinks in the woods, taking a rest from chasing squirrels in the beautiful autumn colour!

Birch Bracket

Birch Bracket

Sulphur Tuft Fungus, bitter and toxic, but beautiful!

Sulphur Tuft Fungus, bitter and toxic, but beautiful!

Giant Puffball

Giant Puffball

Pretty, but inedible Waxcaps

Pretty, but inedible Waxcaps

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Chanterelle - I think... not sure enough to eat it though.

Chanterelle – I think… not sure enough to eat it though.

Mad About Mushrooms

Honey Fungus?

Rosehips from the Roman Fort hedgerows.

Rosehips from the Roman Fort hedgerows.

Blackberry / Bramble Bush

Blackberry / Bramble Bush

Parasol Mushroom

Parasol Mushroom

Earthball Fungus - Poisonous (note the dark interior, edible puffballs are white inside.

Earthball Fungus – Poisonous (note the dark interior, edible puffballs are white inside).

Elderberries

Elderberries

My Sloe Berry Hoard

My Sloe Berry Hoard

The Elusive Hazelnut

The Elusive Hazelnut

Blackberries, apples and hazelnuts for free!

Sloe berries, apples and hazelnuts for free!

Crab Apples growing near the old Roman Fort

Crab Apples growing near the old Roman Fort

Sloe berries growing along the meadow at Burgh Castle

Sloe berries growing along the meadow at Burgh Castle