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bearded tooth fungus

Bearded Tooth Hericium erinaceus

Tufty and beard-like, this rare and legally protected fungus has a reputation for easing dementia. It grows on beech, oak and birch trees and is famed around the world as a miracle memory medicine. Image: Lukas Large (Flickr)

Find out more: iNaturalist, Woodland Trust, Fungi of Great Britain and Ireland