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Russula - unknown
King Alfred's Cakes
Ink Cap
Sulphur Tuft
Rosey Bonnet
Milk cap - possibly Lactarius decipens
Bay Bollete (Imleria badia)
Birch Polypore (Piptoporus betulinus)
Birch Bollete (Leccinum scabrum)
Ink stain bolete (Cyanoboletus pulverulentus)
Rose gilled agaric
Deer shield (Pluteus cervinus)
Magpie Inkcap
Sulphur Tuft
Artist's Bracket (Ganoderma applanatum)
Buttercap
Ink Cap
Parasitic bolette on a puffball
Blusher (Amanita rubescens)
Earthball (Scleroderma citrinum)
Twig Parachute
Yellow stainer (Agaricus xanthodermus)
Wavy Capped Chanterelle
Stump Puff Balls
Common Bonnet
Peeling Paint Amonita
Oak Bug Milkcap
Hare's Foot Inkcap (Coprinopsis lagopus)
Spiney Puff Ball
Horse Mushroom
Glistening Ink Cap
Jelly ear growing on field maple
Tough shank (Collybia fusipes)
Wood Blewitt
Fools Funnel
Macrolepiota excoriata
Honey Fungus (Armillaria)
Clouded Funnel
Parasitic Bolete (Pseudoboletus parasiticus)
Charcoal burner (Russula cyanoxantha)
Terracota hedgehog (Hydnum rufescens)
Jelly Fungus on Sycamore
Horn of Plenty
Chanterelle
White Crested Coral
Field Mushrooms
Hen of the woods (Grifola frondosa)
Magpie Inkcap
False blusher (Amanita spissa)
Clustered Dome Cap
Wood Blewitt
Dead Molls Fingers
Russula - unknown
Shaggy Parasol
Beef Steak on a chestnut stump
False Chanterelle
Beef Steak Fungus (Fistulina hepatica)
Death Cap (Amanita phalloides)
Artist's Bracket (Ganoderma applanatum)
Inky Mushroom
Horse Mushrooms
Clitocybe
Pestle Puffball
Bonnet (probably Mycena alcalina)
Earthball (Scleroderma citrinum)
Fly Agaric
Horse Mushroom
Dogs Stink Horn
Birch Bollete (Leccinum scabrum)
Puff Ball
Hen of the woods Hen of the woods (Grifola frondosa)
Honey fungus (Armillaria)
Stink Horn
Spindle Shank
Mycena
Slender Parasol (Macrolepiota mastoidea)
Charcoal Burner (Russula cyanoxantha)
False death cap (Amanita citrina)
Tawney Funnel
Orange Peel Fungus
Bracket Fungus
Oyster Fungus
Yellow Field cap
Redlead Roundhead
Jelly Fungus
Rooting shank (Xerula radicata)
Sulphur Tuft
Stink Horn
Deer shield (Pluteus cervinus)
Honey Fungus (Armillaria)
Fly Agaric
Scarletina Bolete
Routing Shank
Matt bolete (Boletus pruinatus)
Dead man's fingers (Xylaria polymorpha)
Stinking Parasol
Brown Birch Bolete
False Chanterelle
Russula - unknown
King Alfred's Cakes
Ink Cap
Sulphur Tuft
Rosey Bonnet
Milk cap - possibly Lactarius decipens
Bay Bollete (Imleria badia)
Birch Polypore (Piptoporus betulinus)
Birch Bollete (Leccinum scabrum)
Ink stain bolete (Cyanoboletus pulverulentus)
Rose gilled agaric
Deer shield (Pluteus cervinus)
Magpie Inkcap
Sulphur Tuft
Artist's Bracket (Ganoderma applanatum)
Buttercap

Conifers

We’ve always been lovers of traditional broadleaf woodland.  Most of the conifers we encountered were in plantations, where they’d been planted to produce timber in a short time frame.  Conifer plantations can seem sterile compared to a broadleaf woodland, with the floor devoid of anything other than needles and the odd wood ant colony.  Often trees fall over because they have a shallow root system.  Still, they can be a useful resource for our bushcraft (although we don’t have any in our ancient woodland), and make shelter building straightforward as well as firewood collection easy, but overall, we prefer broadleaf.

After a visit to Bedgebury Pinetum a few years back, and seeing conifers left to grow as they would in the wild, we changed our minds a little about them.  Some of the trees were stunning and looked nothing like their cousins in a plantation, for example the western hemlock was nothing like the ones we were familiar with from plantations such as Clowes Wood.  If you’re into facts and figures, conifers provide the record breakers as far as trees are concerned – the tallest, widest, heaviest, oldest trees are all species of conifer.

You can find loads of photos of our ancient broadleaf woodland, and of our courses, on our Facebook page.