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Matthew Oates, National Trust

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Nick Baker, Presenter and Naturalist

Comment - Wild Fungi and the Controversy over Collecting for the Pot

By - Maurice Rotheroe

There is not a fashionable restaurant worth its salt nowadays that does not boast a flush of wild-mushroom dishes on its menu. Such items as Girolles à la Forestière or Insalata di Porcini in Continental eating houses and 'Kidneys with Wood Ears' in Oriental restaurants are now quite unremarkable. The cookery writers of quality newspapers and magazines also find it increasingly voguish to pack their pages with recipes using edible wild fungi.

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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