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From issue:   Issue:   British Wildlife 31.2 December 2019

Urban fungi: the mushrooms and toadstools of Greater London

By - Andy Overall

With a focus on Greater London, Andy Overall explores the variety of habitats in the urban environment to describe the most common and characteristic fungi that can be found.

In Britain, we have between 3,500 and 4,000 species of larger fungi, otherwise known as mushrooms and toadstools. If searching for fungi, most people will be drawn to the countryside in the autumn months, but mushrooms and toadstools can be found throughout the year and, perhaps surprisingly, a great number are present in our towns and cities.

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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