Or ‘Mushrooms and toadstools – the deadly and delightful’. SPOILER ALERT! – we never actually found out how to tell the deadly from the delightful. You really just have to know your mushrooms.
This was an odd time of year for a talk about fungi, since most of them fruit in the autumn, but Gordon had managed to find one which was in fruit – the scarlet elfcup (pictured), which actually used to be a rare mushroom but can now be found fairly commonly in Northumberland.