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Derek Brooker was walking in the Millennium Wood with his grandson when he saw this mysterious fungus (pictured). He asked us to post the picture and, within hours, we had a response. According to Paul Chilton, it's Shaggy Ink Cap. It's said to be edible if you pick it when young and eat within 24 hours but, says Paul, "If serving, enjoy, but don't bother to invite me!"

History doesn't repeat whether mushroom tart was on the menu in the Brooker household this weekend but it certainly shows how quickly the web can provide answers.

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