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‘Setas con jamon’ stir fry

“Mushroom & ham stir fry” is a very simple yet delicious dish commonly served in Spanish bars as a tapas dish. The mushrooms are delicious served on their own, but there is no reason why they could not also be

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Oyster mushroom

Oyster mushroom

Common name: Oyster mushroom, grey oyster, straw mushroom, hiratake, tamogitake Botanical name: Pleurotus ostreatus Family: Pleurotaceae (Oyster mushroom) Worldwide distribution: Widespread and common throughout the Americas, Europe, Asia, Northern Africa and Australia. Local distribution: Common and widespread in Britain and

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Forsythia

Common name: Forsythia Botanical name: Forsythia sp. Family: Oleaceae (Olive) Worldwide distribution: Mostly native to eastern Asia, except Forsythia europaea, native to the Balkans in southeastern Europe. Local distribution: Commonly planted in British and Irish gardens. Habitat: Parks and gardens.

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Goosegrass

Common name: Cleavers, goosegrass, sticky Willy, stick-a-back, catch weed, coachweed, scratch tongue, Lady’s bedstraw. Botanical name: Galium aparine Family: Rubiaceae (Coffee) Worldwide distribution: Native to a wide region of Europe and north and western Asia. Naturalised in many countries around

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Ground ivy

Common name: Ground ivy, creeping Charlie, catsfoot, field balm, tunhoof, alehoof Botanical name: Glechoma hederacea Family: Lamiaceae (Mint) Worldwide distribution: Native to Europe and south-western Asia. Invasive species in North America. Local distribution: Common and widespread throughout Britain and Ireland.

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Spring elf canapes

The saying goes ‘you eat with your eyes’ and this is very true of the bright Scarlet Elf Cup. This stunning little fungus is the perfect ingredient to surprise your guests and create simple, yet mouth-watering hors d’oeuvres full of

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