Fungi

These pages currently include local information about seven common mushroom species found in the Yorkshire Dales National Park. Why not use our A-Z of wildlife below or the general search box at the top of the page to quickly find the species you are looking for and then have the facts at your fingertips. We would also like to include pages on the rare species beautiful bonnet, date-coloured waxcap, fen puffball and dark-purple earthtongue. Please contact us if you have images of these species that you would like included on this website.

The information includes fascinating facts and where the species can be found as well as what local people and organisations are doing to conserve, maintain and enhance them in the Yorkshire Dales National Park. There are also beautiful images, related links, downloads and references in case you want to find out more.

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There is a freshness and at times a undefineable fragrance to the air at high altitude in the Pennines. Joan E. Duncan & R.W.Robson

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