River Cottage Handbook No.1: Mushrooms

River Cottage Handbook No. 1: Mushrooms by John Wright (introduction by Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall)I love this book! It's not a comprehensive guide, like Roger Phillips' Mushrooms, but it makes a great addition to…

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Mushrooms

Mushrooms by Roger Phillips is an absolute must-have for any budding mushroom hunter.  Expertly composed over 30 years with over 1,250 comprehensive colour photographs. I chose this book after seeing…

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Nettle Pasta (And A New Toy)

A New Pasta Machine I bought a pasta machine.* Extravagant, I know but I've been talking myself out of it for a while and as I've been unable to get…

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Learn To Forage (During A Lockdown)

Introduction There's been a huge surge of interest in foraging lately, hardly surprising given our current situation. It is one of the many "silver linings" I'm seeing develop during this…

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Foraged Mushroom 10: Wood Blewit

Lepista/Clitocybe nuda There's something special about the number 10, it's an important number for several reasons, not least, our numerical system.And we love to use it in collections! Top Ten,…

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I Was Chasing The Sun…

I Was Chasing The Sun...  Today was an unusually warm and bright November day, here in Devon. I yearned to be in the woods, in the fields, in nature, in…

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