Since stumbling upon a beautiful fairytale toadstool I’ve been longing to find them once more. After seeing someone post about a visit to Half Moon Common in the New Forest I decided it was a spot I wanted to go to, to try and find them once more.
A little bit of looking under ferns and by silver birch trees, and we gasped when we found what we’d come looking for!
There’s a ‘no-pick’ rule banned in the New Forest, however photos aren’t banned, and photos aplenty we took!
I spent much of my trip on the ground with my beautiful girly with a camera in hand, and every time she found another mushroom she’d squeal and insist on taking photos. We didn’t find many fairytale toadstools, and what we found was perhaps past their best, but it doesn’t detract from the beauty found in the month, the other mushrooms, or my sidekick, my budding little photographer…