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From issue:   Issue:   British Wildlife 10.3 February 1999

Morels and their allies – spring spore-shooters

By - Graham Mattock

The appearance of our larger fungi during late summer, increasing in abundance throughout autumn and then dwindling with the first winter frosts, it a well-known phenomenon. However, Britain's vernal fungi, species which fruit only in the spring, are rarely looked for or noticed. The exception is the familiar edible St George's Mushroom Tricholoma gambosum.

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"British Wildlife is the pulsating heart of the UK nature conservation movement."

Matthew Oates, National Trust

"The most important and informative publication on wildlife of our times"

Michael McCarthy, The Independent

"Packed with readable, thoughtful, up to date articles; written by ecologists and naturalists for ecologists and naturalists"

Nick Baker, Presenter and Naturalist