Belongs to: fungi

St georges mushroom Tricholoma gambosum

Best time to see: mid Apr to end May

Key facts

A fungus that emerges in spring, and traditionally on St George's Day, April 23rd, although it often appears later

Predominantly white with buffy markings; flesh all white; smells and tastes mealy, and is good to eat

Grows in pastures and in grass on woodland edges and roadsides

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© Pat Allen