Scarlet Elf Cup

Scarlet Elf Cup

[ngg src="galleries" ids="11" display="basic_thumbnail"]Common Name: Scarlet elf cup: Scientific Name: Sarcocypha coccinea Editbility: YES Description These beautiful red crimson, cup shaped mushrooms can be found in very large numbers when established. They appear from December to April and grow on fallen dead wood usually covered in moss or hiding...

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Giant Puffball

Giant Puffball

[ngg src="galleries" ids="7" display="basic_thumbnail"]Common Name: Giant Puffball Scientific: Calvatia gigantea Edible: Yes Description Mushroom Hat: This is a very large round mushroom.  The fruiting body can grow from 7cm to 80cm across.  It has a whiteish, leathery, velvety outer skin with white flesh that turns into yellow to brown...

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Dryad's Saddle

Dryad’s saddle

Polyporus Squamosus [ngg src="galleries" ids="4" display="basic_thumbnail"]COMMON NAME: Dryad’s saddle, Pheasant back, Pheasant mushroom SCIENTIFIC NAME: Polyporus Squamocus EDIBLE: YES Description This is a relative common mushroom and very easy to spot due to its size from 5cm to 60cm across and fan shaped with a cream upper surface covered in...

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