Do You Know The Popular Mushrooms To Be Picked

If you wish to get into mushroom picking as a pass time, it’s a good idea to know your mushrooms before you ingest them. Here are some of the more popular edible mushrooms.


Oyster mushrooms 


Boletus family

Penny bun (Boletus edulis)

Oak Mushroom (Boletus reticulatus)

Birch bolete (Leccinum versipelle) 

Greville’s bolete or larch bolete (Suillus grevillei) 

Parasol mushroom (Macrolepiota procera) 

Edible Blusher (Amanita rubescens). Very tasty mushroom, unfortunately can be mistaken for toxic Amanita pantherina.

Toxic Amanita pantherina 

Judae or Jew’s ear (Auricularia auricula) 

In case of uncertainty and for detailed information about mushrooms, it is crucial to refer to professional literature.

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