Welcome back to my late autumn garden blog here from the Victorian Walled Garden in Kylemore Abbey & Garden. We experienced a couple of nice weeks in October. It must have been a bumper year for wild mushrooms. Everywhere you looked on our estate there was a fungi peeping through layers of leaves, moss or grass. Old tree stumps or dead trees were also laden with all different types. I am not an expert on fungi and would only pick a handful of species I am familiar with. We did a few foraging sessions with experts before but could not do it this year due to the COVID restrictions. Pic1 A 'Shaggy Mane' growing outside the garden walls; it is an edible mushroom when picked young (...