Conversion Tables for Mushroom Recipes


List of Common and Latin Names of Edible Mushrooms

Sorted by Latin name


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  • Horse Mushroom Agaricus arvensistasty
  • The Prince Agaricus augustustasty
  • Cultivated Mushroom Agaricus bisporusOK
  • Field Mushroom Agaricus campestrisOK
  • Red Staining Mushroom Agaricus silvaticustasty
  • Wood Mushroom Agaricus silvicolatasty
  • Caesar's mushroom Amanita caesareatasty
  • Fine-Scaly Honey fungus Armillaria cepistipespoor
  • Honey fungus Armillaria melleapoor
  • Jew's Ear Auicularia Auricula-Judaepoor
  • Bronzy Bolete Boletus aereustastytasty
  • Summer Bolete Boletus aestivalistasty
  • Spindle-stemmed Bolete Boletus appendiculatustasty
  • Bay boletus Boletus badiustasty
  • Penny Bun/Cép Boletus edulistastytasty
  • Dotted-stem Bolete Boletus luridiformistasty
  • Lurid Bolete Boletus luridustasty
  • Pinewood Penny Bun Boletus pinophilustasty
  • St George's mushroom Calocybe gambosatasty
  • Common Chantarelle Cantharellus cibariustastytasty
  • Horn of Plenty Cantharellus cornucopioidestasty
  • Golden Chantarelle Cantharellus lutescenstasty
  • Trumpet Chantarelle Cantharellus tabaeformistasty
  • The Miller Clitopilus prunulustasty
  • Shaggy Ink Cap/Lawyers Wig Corprinus comatustasty
  • Gypsy Mushroom Cortinarius caperatus (Rozites Caperatus)OK
  • Beefsteak Fungus Fistulina Hepaticapoor
  • Velvet Shank/Winter Fungus/Enokitake Flammulina velutipespoor
  • Giant Puff Ball Galvatia Gianteapoor
  • Hen of the Woods Grifola Frondosapoor
  • Chestnut Bolete Gyroporus Castaneustasty
  • Cornflower Bolete Gyroporus Cyanescenstasty
  • Common Hedgehog Fungus Hydnum repandumtasty
  • Buff Wax-cap Hygrocybe PratensisOK
  • Crimson Wax-cap Hygrocybe Puniceapoor
  • Snowy Wax-cap Hygrocybe Virgineapoor
  • Conifer Tuft Hypholoma CapnoidesOK
  • Two-toned Wood-tuft Kuehneromyces MutabilisOK
  • Saffron Milk Cap Lactarius DeliciosusOK
  • Tawney Milk Cap Lactarius VolemusOK
  • Chicken of the Woods Laetiporus sulphureustasty
  • Giant Puff-Ball Langermannia giganteapoor
  • Orange birch bolete Leccinum versipellepoor
  • Parasol Mushroom Lepiota proceratasty
  • Shaggy Parasol Lepiota rhacodespoor
  • Strong-scented Blewit Lepista irinapoor
  • Wood Blewit Lepista nudaOK
  • Blue Legs Lepista personataOK
  • Field Blewit Lepista saevaOK
  • Common Puff Ball Lycoperdon perlantumpoor
  • Clustered Gray Gill Lyophyllum decastesOK
  • Fairy Ring Champignon Marasmius oreadespoor
  • Parasol Mushroom Macrolepiota proceratasty
  • Giant Polypore Meripilus Giganteus.poor
  • Black Morel Morchella elatatasty
  • Morel Morchella esculentatastytasty
  • Morel Morchella vulgaristasty
  • Yellow Oyster Mushroom Pleurotus citrinopileatuspoor
  • Trumpet Oyster Mushroom Pleurotus cornucopiaepoor
  • Umbel Oyster Mushroom Pleurotus eryngiiOK
  • Common Oyster Mushroom Pleurotus ostreatusOK
  • Dryad's Saddle Polyporus Squamosuspoor
  • Yellow Swamp Russule Russula claroflavapoor
  • Charcoal Burner Russula cyanoxanthatasty
  • Almond Russule Russula IntegriaOK
  • Tall Russule Russula paludosaOK
  • Yellow-staining Russule Russula puellarispoor
  • Idoform-scented Russule Russula turcipoor
  • Bare-toothed Russule Russula vescaOK
  • Vinaceous Russule Russula vinosaOK
  • Crab Russule Russula xerampelinatasty
  • Cauliflower Fungus Sparassis crispatasty
  • Dotted-stalk Bolete Suillus granulatustasty
  • Slippery jack Suillus luteusOK
  • St George's Mushroom Tricholoma gambosun (Calocybe gambosun)tasty
  • Gray and Yellow Knight-cap Tricholoma portentosumOK
  • Gray Knight-cap Tricholoma terreumOK
  • Summer Truffle Tuber aestivumtasty
  • White Truffle Tuber megnatumtastytasty
  • Perigord Truffle Tuber melanosporumtastytasty
 

Fruiting Seasons of Edible Mushrooms

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J F M A M J J A S O N D Common Name / Latin Name / Edibility
- - tasty tasty tasty - - - - - - - St George's mushroom Calocybe gambosatasty
- - tasty tasty tasty - - - - - - - Black Morel Morchella elatatasty
- - tasty tasty tasty - - - - - - - Morel Morchella esculentatastytasty
- - tasty tasty tasty - - - - - - - Morel Morchella vulgaristasty
- - tasty tasty tasty - - - - - - - St George's Mushroom Tricholoma gambosun (Calocybe gambosun)tasty
- - - tasty tasty tasty tasty tasty - - - - Dryad's Saddle Polyporus Squamosuspoor
- - - tasty tasty tasty tasty tasty tasty - - - Fairy Ring Champignon Marasmius oreadespoor
- - - - tasty tasty tasty tasty - - - - Chicken of the Woods Laeriporus sulphureustasty
- - - poor poor tasty tasty tasty poor - - - Dryad's Saddle Polyporus Squamosuspoor
- - - - - tasty tasty tasty tasty - - - Shaggy Parasol Lepiota rhacodespoor
poor poor poor poor poor tasty tasty tasty tasty tasty poor poor Jew's Ear Auicularia Auricula-Judaepoor
- - - - - - tasty tasty tasty - - - Bronzy Bolete Boletus aereustastytasty
- - - - - - tasty tasty tasty - - - Summer Bolete Boletus aestivalistasty
- - - - - - tasty tasty tasty - - - Spindle-stemmed Bolete Boletus appendiculatustasty
- - - - - - tasty tasty tasty - - - Orange birch bolete Leccinum versipellepoor
- - - - - - tasty tasty tasty - - - Trumpet Oyster Mushroom Pleurotus cornucopiaepoor
- - - - - - tasty tasty tasty tasty - - Cultivated Mushroom Agaricus bisporusOK
- - - - - - tasty tasty tasty tasty - - Field Mushroom Agaricus campestrisOK
- - - - - - tasty tasty tasty tasty - - Honey fungus Armillaria melleapoor
- - - - - - tasty tasty tasty tasty - - Penny Bun/Cép Boletus edulistastytasty
- - - - - - tasty tasty tasty tasty - - Lurid Bolete Boletus luridustasty
- - - - - - tasty tasty tasty tasty - - Common Chantarelle Cantharellus cibariustastytasty
- - - - - - tasty tasty tasty tasty - - Horn of Plenty Cantharellus cornucopioidestasty
- - - - - - tasty tasty tasty tasty - - Giant Puff Ball Galvatia Gianteapoor
- - - - - - tasty tasty tasty tasty - - Saffron Milk Cap Lactarius DeliciosusOK
- - - - - - tasty tasty tasty tasty - - Giant Puff-Ball Langermannia giganteapoor
- - - - - - tasty tasty tasty tasty - - Common Puff Ball Lycoperdon perlantumpoor
poor poor poor poor poor poor tasty tasty tasty tasty poor poor Common Oyster Mushroom Pleurotus ostreatusOK
- - - - - - tasty tasty tasty tasty - - Charcoal Burner Russula cyanoxanthatasty
- - - - - - tasty tasty tasty tasty - - Idoform-scented Russule Russula turcipoor
- - - - - - tasty tasty tasty tasty - - Bare-toothed Russule Russula vescaOK
- - - - - - tasty tasty tasty tasty - - Cauliflower Fungus Sparassis crispatasty
- - - - - - tasty tasty tasty tasty - - Gray Knight-cap Tricholoma terreumOK
- - - - - - tasty tasty tasty tasty - - Summer Truffle Tuber aestivumtasty
- - - - - - - tasty tasty - - - Pinewood Penny Bun Boletus pinophilustasty
- - - - - - - tasty tasty - - - Chestnut Bolete Gyroporus Castaneustasty
- - - - - - - tasty tasty - - - Parasol Mushroom Lepiota proceratasty
- - - - - - - tasty tasty - - - Crab Russule Russula xerampelinatasty
- - - - - - - tasty tasty tasty - - Horse Mushroom Agaricus arvensistasty
- - - - - - - tasty tasty tasty - - The Prince Agaricus augustustasty
- - - - - - - tasty tasty tasty - - Red Staining Mushroom Agaricus silvaticustasty
- - - - - - - tasty tasty tasty - - Wood Mushroom Agaricus silvicolatasty
- - - - - - - tasty tasty tasty - - Caesar's mushroom Amanita caesareatasty
- - - - - - - tasty tasty tasty - - The Miller Clitopilus prunulustasty
- - - - - - - tasty tasty tasty - - Shaggy Ink Cap/Lawyers Wig Corprinus comatustasty
- - - - - - - tasty tasty tasty - - Crimson Wax-cap Hygrocybe Puniceapoor
- - - - - - - tasty tasty tasty - - Common Hedgehog Fungus Hydnum repandumtasty
- - - - - - - tasty tasty tasty - - Tawney Milk Cap Lactarius VolemusOK
- - - - - - - tasty tasty tasty - - Clustered Gray Gill Lyophyllum DecastesOK
- - - - - - - tasty tasty tasty - - Parasol Mushroom Macrolepiota proceratasty
- - - - - - - tasty tasty tasty - - Gypsy Mushroom Cortinarius caperatus (Rozites Caperatus)OK
- - - - - - - tasty tasty tasty - - Tall Russule Russula paludosaOK
- - - - - - - tasty tasty tasty - - Yellow-staining Russule Russula puellarispoor
- - - - - - - tasty tasty tasty - - Gray and Yellow Knight-cap Tricholoma portentosumOK
- - - - - - - tasty tasty tasty tasty - Beefsteak Fungus Fistulina Hepaticapoor
- - - - - - - tasty tasty tasty tasty - Hen of the Woods Grifola Frondosapoor
- - - - - - - tasty tasty tasty - Bay boletus Boletus badiustasty
poor - - poor poor poor poor poor tasty tasty tasty poor Two-toned Wood-tuft Kuehneromyces MutabilisOK
- - - - - - - - tasty tasty tasty - Wood Blewit Lepista nudaOK
- - - - - - - - tasty tasty tasty - Field Blewit Lepista saevaOK
- - - - - - - - tasty tasty tasty - Giant Polypore Meripilus Giganteus.poor
- - - - - - - - tasty tasty tasty - Dotted-stalk Bolete Suillus granulatustasty
- - - - - - - - tasty tasty tasty - Slippery jack Suillus luteusOK
tasty - - - - - - - - tasty tasty tasty Velvet Shank/Winter Fungus/Enokitake Flammulina velutipespoor
J F M A M J J A S O N D Common Name / Latin Name / Edibility

Key

Main Fruiting Seasontasty
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The following will be added to the above table when I get a bit more time

  • Fine-Scaly Honey fungus Armillaria cepistipespoor
  • Dotted-stem Bolete Boletus luridiformistasty
  • Golden Chantarelle Cantharellus lutescenstasty
  • Trumpet Chantarelle Cantharellus tabaeformistasty
  • Cornflower Bolete Gyroporus Cyanescenstasty
  • Buff Wax-cap Hygrocybe PratensisOK
  • Snowy Wax-cap Hygrocybe Virgineapoor
  • Conifer Tuft Hypholoma CapnoidesOK
  • Strong-scented Blewit Lepista irinapoor
  • Blue Legs Lepista personataOK
  • Yellow Oyster Mushroom Pleurotus citrinopileatuspoor
  • Umbel Oyster Mushroom Pleurotus eryngiiOK
  • Yellow Swamp Russule Russula claroflavapoor
  • Almond Russule Russula IntegriaOK
  • Vinaceous Russule Russula vinosaOK
  • White Truffle Tuber megnatumtastytasty
  • Perigord Truffle Tuber melanosporumtastytasty
 

Metric to Cup/Spoon Sizes Conversion Table for Liquids

Spoon ml
1/4 teaspoon 1.25
1/2 teaspoon 2.5
1 teaspoon 5
1 tablespoon 20
Cups ml
1/4 60
1/3 80
1/2 125
1 250

Weight - Volume Conversion Table

Ingredient Weight Volume
Imperial Metric Metric Spoons Cups
Dried Ceps 1 oz 25g - - 1/2 cup
Fresh Sliced Wild Mushrooms 8 oz 225g - - 3 1/4 cups
Ground Almonds 8 oz 225g - - 2 cups
Granulated Sugar 8 oz 225g - - 1 cup
Bread Flour 4 oz 115g - - 1 cup
Dried Breadcrumbs 5 oz 125g - - 1 cup
Fresh Breadcrumbs 2 oz 50g - - 1 cup
Grated Cheese 4 oz 115g - - 1 cup
Butter 8 oz 225g - - 1 cup
Sage, fresh chopped - - 10ml 2tsp -
Flat leaf parsley, fresh chopped 2 oz 50g - - 1 cup
Double Cream 8fl oz - 250ml - 1 cup
Milk 1 pint - 600ml - 2.5 cups
Olive Oil 1fl oz - 25ml 2tbsp -

Oven Temperature Conversion Table

°C °F Gas Mark
120 250 1/2
140 275 1
150 300 2
160 325 3
180 350 4
190 375 5
200 400 6
220 425 7
230 450 8
240 475 9
260 500 10

 

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Mushrooms, pp157, 1998, Co & Bear Productions(UK) Ltd, ISBN 0 9527665 6 6
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Antonio Carluccio, A Passion for Mushrooms, pp192, 1989, Pavillion Books Ltd, ISBN 1 85145 542 6
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Ed Valerie Ferguson, Mushroom Cookbook, pp64, 1999, Anness Publishing Limited, ISBN 1 84081 227 3
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Darra Goldstein, A Taste of Russia, pp235, 1985. Sphere Books Ltd, ISBN 0 7221 3874 1
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Roger Phillips, Wild Food, pp159, 1983. Pan Books Ltd, ISBN 0 330 28069 4
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Roger Phillips, Mushrooms - and other Fungi of Great Britain & Europe, pp285, 1981. Pan Books Ltd, ISBN 0 330 26441 9
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Michael Jordan, The Encyclopaedia of Fungi of Britain and Europe, pp384, 1995. David & Charles Books, ISBN 0 7153 0129 2
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Antonio Carluccio's Italia the recipes and customs of the regions, pp256, 2007. Alhambra Editions, ISBN 978 184400 564 2