A Year in the South Chilterns

Magnificent mushrooms!

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Autumn is the best time to spot and photograph mushrooms and fungi.While walking through Stonor deer park I spotted this magnificent specimen. There were three of an equal size but this one was unusually unblemished and merited a photo. I think it is a Parasol mushroom and apparently edible, although I wouldn't risk it! On the same walk I also spotted some huge puff balls and a number of other smaller fungi. Incidentally Warburg Nature Reserve, near Bix is also a good place for fungi spotting