WARNING: Don't eat any fungi you
can't easily identify.
The following I've personally tasted and all are easily identified except
Agaricus campestris [field mushroom] : Very
similar to the button mushrooms of shops. Taste was fine but I was nervous
at the time as it was my first edible attempted and it can be confused
with deadly poisonous types. On reflection I wouldn't try it again. Not
|The following Poisonous types are fatal but quite rare in Tayside|
|Amanita gemmata||Amanita phalloides||Amanita verna|
|Amanita virosa||Clitocybe dealbata||Clitocybe rivulosa|
|Entoloma lividium||Inocybe patouillardii|
|The following Poisonous types
will make you very ill but are not always fatal.
I've seen them at least once and some have photographs
|Amanita citrina||Amanita muscaria||Amanita pantherina|
|Amanita rubescens [if uncooked]||Boletus piperatus||Hypholoma fasciculare|
|Lepiota cristata||Paxillus involutus||Psilocybe semilanceata|
|Russula emetica||Russula mairei|
|These Poisonous types will
make you very ill but are not always fatal.
I've never seen them
|Agaricus placomyces||Agaricus xanthoderma||Boletus luridus|
|Boletus satanus||Entoloma sinuatum||Gyromitra esculenta|