Welcome to the foraging guide mushroom collection. Here you’ll find descriptions and photos of edible and poisonous mushroom species to help you in your foraging.
group of edible mushrooms

What's in season now?

Take a look at what you should be able find at this time of year.

Penny Bun Bolete
Fairy Ring Champignon
Chicken of the Woods
Two-toned Scalehead

Your first 10 mushrooms

Here are our suggestions for a list mushrooms for which those new to mushroom foraging should hunt. These are all good edible mushrooms that are common in most areas and not easy to confuse with anything poisonous.

Need More advice on how to get started?

See our articles on collecting and identifying wild mushrooms.

- Legal aspects of picking wild mushrooms
- Taking spore prints