I’m on an organised fungus foray on Dartmoor with the Devon Fungus Group and, yes, we are all exactly like you would imagine.
One of our members comes back to the group with a wonderful bunch of Wood Blewits, Lepista nuda. They are just the most fabulous colour. She says there are more on a pile of wood chippings so I scurry off with the thought of something for tea as my fridge is empty. Luckily there are a few perfect specimens left.
It’s not the only purple fungus I’ve found on Dartmoor:
And here’s another:
So don’t identify and eat anything based upon my photographs, will you?
They were delicious, fried simply and served on sourdough toast. Lovely.