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Non-timber forest products directory

The list of species shown here will continue to be developed.


Food and drink

 

Meat

Grey squirrel (Sciurus carolinensis)

Pheasant (Phasianus colchicus)

Rabbit (Oryctolagus cuniculus)

Red deer (Cervus elaphus)

Roe deer (Capreolus capreolus)

Rook (Corvus frugilegus)

Woodcock (Scolopax rusticola)

Woodpigeon (Columba palumbus)

Mushrooms

Agaricus porphyrocephalus (Agaricus porphyrocephalus)

Amethyst deceiver (Laccaria amethystina)

Angels wings (Pleurocybella porrigens)

Aniseed funnel (Clitocybe odora)

Bay bolete (Boletus badius)

Beefsteak fungus (Fistulina hepatica)

Black hedgehog (Sarcodon squamosus)

Blewit (Lepista spp.)

Blushing bolete (Leccinum roseofractum)

Boletes (Leccinum) (Leccinum spp.)

Boletes (Suillus) (Suillus spp.)

Bovine bolete (Suillus bovinus)

Brown birch bolete (Leccinum scabrum)

Cep (Boletus edulis)

Chanterelle (Cantharellus cibarius)

Chicken-of-the-woods (Laetiporus sulphureus)

Deceiver (Laccaria laccata)

Fairy ring champignon (Marasmius oreades)

Field blewit (Lepista saeva)

Field mushroom (Agaricus campestris)

Ghost bolete (Leccinum holopus)

Giant funnel (Leucopaxillus giganteus)

Grisette (Amanita vaginata)

Honey fungus (Armillaria mellea)

Horn of plenty (Craterellus cornucopioides)

Horse mushroom (Agaricus arvensis)

Jelly ear (Auricularia auricula-judae)

Larch bolete (Suillus grevillei)

Macro mushroom (Agaricus urinascens)

Meadow waxcap (Hygrocybe pratensis)

Morel (Morchella esculenta)

Mottled bolete (Leccinum variicolor)

Orange birch bolete (Leccinum versipelle)

Orange peel fungus (Aleuria aurantia)

Orange poplar bolete (Leccinum aurantiacum)

Oyster mushroom (Pleurotus ostreatus)

Parasol (Macrolepiota procera)

Peppery bolete (Chalciporus piperatus)

Pine bolete (Boletus pinophilus)

Porcelain fungus (Oudemansiella mucida)

Puffball, common (Lycoperdon perlatum)

Puffball, giant (Calvatia gigantea)

Puffball, stump (Lycoperdon pyriforme)

Saffron milkcap (Lactarius deliciosus)

Shaggy inkcap (Coprinus comatus)

Shaggy parasol (Macrolepiota rhacodes)

Slippery Jack (Suillus luteus)

St Georges mushroom (Calocybe gambosa)

Tawny grisette (Amanita fulva)

The charcoal burner (Russula cyanoxantha)

The miller (Clitopilus prunulus)

The Prince (Agaricus augustus)

Trumpet chanterelle (Cantharellus tubaeformis)

Velvet bolete (Suillus variegatus)

Velvet shank (Flammulina velutipes)

Wood blewit (Lepista nuda)

Wood cauliflower (Sparassis crispa)

Wood hedgehog (Hydnum repandum)

Wood mushroom (Agaricus silvicola)

Nuts

Beech (Fagus sylvatica)

Hazel (Corylus avellana)

Oak (Quercus spp.)

Sweet chestnut (Castanea sativa)

Honey

Heather (Calluna/Erica spp.)

Heather, ling (Calluna vulgaris)

Edible fruits

Ash (Fraxinus excelsior)

Barberry (Berberis vulgaris)

Bird cherry (Prunus padus)

Blackberry (Rubus fruticosus)

Blackthorn (Prunus spinosa)

Blaeberry (Vaccinium myrtillus)

Cloudberry (Rubus chamaemorus)

Cowberry (Vaccinium vitis-idaea)

Crabapple (Malus sylvestris)

Cranberry (Vaccinium oxycoccus)

Crowberry (Empetrum nigrum)

Damson (Prunus domestica)

Elder (Sambucus nigra)

Hawthorn (Crataegus monogyna)

Juniper (Juniperus communis)

Raspberry (Rubus idaeus)

Rowan (Sorbus aucuparia)

Wild cherry (Prunus avium)

Wild pear (Pyrus communis)

Wild strawberry (Fragaria vesca)

Edible flowers

Broom (Cytisus scoparius)

Chamomile (Chamaemelum nobile)

Cowslip (Primula veris)

Crabapple (Malus sylvestris)

Dandelion (Taraxacum officinale)

Dogrose (Rosa canina)

Elder (Sambucus nigra)

Hawthorn (Crataegus monogyna)

Heather (Calluna/Erica spp.)

Heather, ling (Calluna vulgaris)

Lime (Tilia x europaea)

Meadowsweet (Filipendula ulmaria)

Primrose (Primula vulgaris)

Sweet violet (Viola odorata)

Viola (Viola spp.)

Wild thyme (Thymus praecox)

Edible leaves

Beech (Fagus sylvatica)

Birch (Betula spp.)

Blackberry (Rubus fruticosus)

Burdock (Arctium nemorosum)

Chickweed (Stellaria media)

Comfrey (Symphytum officinale)

Dandelion (Taraxacum officinale)

Good King Henry (Chenopodium bonus-henricus)

Ground elder (Aegopodium podagraria)

Hawthorn (Crataegus monogyna)

Hogweed ()

Ladys mantle (Alchemilla glabra)

Lime (Tilia x europaea)

Nettle (Urtica dioica)

Oak (Quercus spp.)

Raspberry (Rubus idaeus)

Salad burnett (Poterium sanguisorba)

Spignel (Meum athamanticum)

Sweet cicely (Myrrhis odorata)

Viola (Viola spp.)

Water mint (Mentha aquatica)

Watercress (Rorippa nasturtium-aquaticum)

Wild garlic (Allium ursinum)

Wild marjoram (Origanum vulgare)

Wild mint (Mentha spp.)

Wild sorrel (Rumex acetosa)

Wild thyme (Thymus praecox)

Wood sorrel (Oxalis acetosella)

Yarrow (Achillea millefolium)

Edible sap

Ash (Fraxinus excelsior)

Birch (Betula spp.)

Edible roots

Dandelion (Taraxacum officinale)

Pignut (Conopodium majus)


Craft materials

Alder (Alnus glutinosa)

Artists bracket (Ganoderma applanatum)

Ash (Fraxinus excelsior)

Beech (Fagus sylvatica)

Birch (Betula spp.)

Blackberry (Rubus fruticosus)

Blackthorn (Prunus spinosa)

Blaeberry (Vaccinium myrtillus)

Bloodred webcap (Cortinarius sanguineus)

Bluebell (Hyacinthoides non-scripta)

Bog myrtle (Myrica gale)

Bracken (Pteridium aquilinum)

Broom (Cytisus scoparius)

Cinnamon bracket (Hapalopilus nidulans)

Cinnamon webcap (Cortinarius cinnamomeus)

Cotoneaster (Cotoneaster spp.)

Cow parsley (Anthriscus sylvestris)

Crabapple (Malus sylvestris)

Crottle (Parmelia saxatilis &/or omphalodes)

Dock (Rumex spp.)

Dogwood (Cornus sanguinea)

Douglas fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii)

Dyers mazegill (Phaeolus schweinitzii)

Dyers webcap (Cortinarius fervidus)

Elder (Sambucus nigra)

Fern (Osmunda regalis)

Feverfew (Tanacetum parthenium)

Gorse (Ulex europaeus)

Hazel (Corylus avellana)

Heather (Calluna/Erica spp.)

Heather, ling (Calluna vulgaris)

Honeysuckle (Lonicera periclymenum)

Hoof fungus (Fomes fomentarius)

Horse chestnut (Aesculus hippocastanum)

Ivy (Hedera helix)

Knapweed (Centaurea nigra)

Larch (Larix decidua)

Lichens (various species of lichen)

Lime (Tilia x europaea)

Meadowsweet (Filipendula ulmaria)

Mistletoe (Viscum album)

Nettle (Urtica dioica)

Norway maple (Acer platanoides)

Oak (Quercus spp.)

Oak mazegill (Daedalea quercina)

Privet (Ligustrum ovalifolium)

Rabbit (Oryctolagus cuniculus)

Red deer (Cervus elaphus)

Rhododendron (Rhododendron ponticum)

Roe deer (Capreolus capreolus)

Rowan (Sorbus aucuparia)

Rushes and sedges (Juncus spp. and Carex spp.)

Scots pine (Pinus sylvestris)

Shaggy bracket (Inonotus hispidus)

Sitka spruce (Picea sitchensis)

Small scabious (Scabiosa columbaria)

Snowberry (Symphoricarpus albus)

Snowdrop (Galanthus nivalis)

Sphagnum moss (Sphagnum spp.)

St Johns wort (Hypericum perforatum)

Surprise webcap (Cortinarius semisanguineus)

Sweet chestnut (Castanea sativa)

Turkeytail (Trametes versicolor)

Velvet rollrim (Tapinella atrotomentosa)

Weld (Reseda luteola)

Wild sorrel (Rumex acetosa)

Willow (Salix spp.)

Wych elm (Ulmus glabra)

Yellow iris (Iris pseudacorus)


Extracts

Bog myrtle (Myrica gale)

Scots pine (Pinus sylvestris)


Medicines

Alder (Alnus glutinosa)

Ash (Fraxinus excelsior)

Birch (Betula spp.)

Blackberry (Rubus fruticosus)

Blackthorn (Prunus spinosa)

Blaeberry (Vaccinium myrtillus)

Coltsfoot (Tussilago farfara)

Comfrey (Symphytum officinale)

Corn marigold (Chrysanthemum segetum)

Dock (Rumex spp.)

Elder (Sambucus nigra)

Hawthorn (Crataegus monogyna)

Heather (Calluna/Erica spp.)

Heather, ling (Calluna vulgaris)

Ivy (Hedera helix)

Juniper (Juniperus communis)

Ladys mantle (Alchemilla glabra)

Meadowsweet (Filipendula ulmaria)

Mosses (various species of moss)

Nettle (Urtica dioica)

Oak (Quercus spp.)

Raspberry (Rubus idaeus)

Rowan (Sorbus aucuparia)

Scots pine (Pinus sylvestris)

Wild garlic (Allium ursinum)

Wild strawberry (Fragaria vesca)

Wild thyme (Thymus praecox)

Willow (Salix spp.)

Yarrow (Achillea millefolium)


Moss

Mosses (various species of moss)


Foliage

Hazel (Corylus avellana)

Holly (Ilex aquifolia)

Ivy (Hedera helix)

Rhododendron (Rhododendron ponticum)

Scots pine (Pinus sylvestris)

Willow (Salix spp.)


Horticulture

 

Bulbs

Bluebell (Hyacinthoides non-scripta)

Dogrose (Rosa canina)

Snowdrop (Galanthus nivalis)

Gardening supplies

Bracken (Pteridium aquilinum)

Fern (Osmunda regalis)

Mosses (various species of moss)

Sphagnum moss (Sphagnum spp.)

Propogation

Some of the species listed here under 'Gardening supplies' are used (by WildHarvests interviewees) to provide garden craft items such as plant supports. Others are transplanted from the wild for use in private gardens.

In the NTFP businesses directory you will also find seeds, purpose-grown seedlings, mushroom spawn etc. being sold as NTFP products.

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The Scottish Moss Collection Code

The Scottish Bulb Collection Code

The Scottish Wild Mushroom Code

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