Pulling itself from under the dunes the other day was this Collared Earthstar – so alien these things … but so beautiful.
It’s a type of fungus is it? Is it edible?
It is a fungus Alistair yes. It is reputed to be inedible except when it is very young. However, as with most of these reputedly edible fungi I would guess if you tried a young one it would be quite tasteless.
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