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From issue:   Issue:   British Wildlife 14.6 August 2003

Wild mushrooms in Britain

By - Peter Marren

We all known what a mushroom is. Or do we? In fact, my English dictionary offers alternative definitions: 1) an edible fungus, namely the Field Mushroom, Agaricus campestris, and its kindred species; or 2) any fungus that happens to be edible. 

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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