Strophar (Stropharia ferrii)

(common name Brown cap)

Habitat: Places to look

On any decomposing plant material such as leaf mould or straw, sadly in the wild state it is now very rare in Great Britain.

so should be left for prosperity

Season:

Summer until autumn.

Notes:

Simple to grow, commercially cultivated on straw bales.

Easily obtainable at suppermarkets.

Earthy in taste nevertheless a good edibile mushroom!

Possible confusion:

S. hornemannii

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