St. George’s Mushrooms

It is (or was before midnight), St.George’s Day today.

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A couple of days back we found some St.George’s Mushrooms growing on someone’s mown lawn next to the driveway.

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They are pretty much white all over, except for a slight browning on top.

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The caps are pitted like the moon, the rim curves over the edge to the underbelly.

It’s gills are straight and white, and it’s stalk white with no frills.

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They smell mealy.

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Growing in April when theres not much else around in the way of fungi, they are easily identified and make a really tasty meal, keeping their texture and flavour when cooked.

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