3 Winter Fungi

This is a quite time of the year for Fungi, however there are still a few treats to be found in the woodlands. Specifically the Velvet Shank the Scarlet Elf Cup and the Oyster Mushroom. All three are tasty and relatively easy to identify. The oyster can vary significantly in colour from grey to yellow.

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Velvet Shank – Flammulina Velutipes

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Scarlet Elf Cup

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Oyster Mushroom

So keep an eye out for these wild mushrooms, also for wild garlic which is starting to sprout a lot earlier than usual. I like to use it to flavour my homemade vinegar and even add to my kimchi pot.