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Wild Food Seasonal Calendar UK - What Wild Food is in season now?

Updated: May 2, 2019

Now you can check up and see what Wild Foods are in season and what wonderful flavours will be available to you in the coming months with our UK Wild Food Seasonal Calendar. Bookmark this page so that you can return to find out what is in season this month, please feel free to share with others too.

Cockles

Wild Food in Season January

Cowberry, Chickweed, Cockles, Cod, Common Sorrel, Crab (Brown), Crow Garlic, Dab, Duck, Goose, Hairy Bittercress, Hare, Oyster Mushroom, Pheasant, Rock Oysters, Velvet Shank, Whiting, Wood Sorrel, Winter Cress, Wild Cabbage, Wild Venison.


Wild Food in Season February

Chickweed, Cockles, Cod, Common Sorrel, Crab (Brown), Crow Garlic, Dandelion Leaves, Dandelion Root, Hare, Hairy Bittercress, Jack by the Hedge, Nettle, Rock Oysters, Velvet Shank, Wild Venison, Wood Sorrel, Winter Cress, Wild Cabbage.


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Wild Food in Season March

Alexanders, Birch Sap, Black Mustard, Burdock Leaves, Chickweed, Chives, Cockles, Common Mallow, Common Sorrel, Corn Salad, Cow Parsley, Crab (Brown), Crow Garlic, Dandelion Leaves, Dandelion Roots, Fat Hen, Goosegrass, Gorse Flowers, Ground Elder, Hare, Hogweed, Hop Shoots, Jack by the Hedge, Morel, Nettle, Pignut, Perennial Wall Rocket, Pollack, Primroses (Garden), Rock Oysters, Sea Kale, Sea Trout, Sheep Sorrel, Sweet Cicley, Sweet Violet, Velvet Shank, Watercress, Wild Garlic, Wood Sorrel, Winter Cress, Winter Cabbage.


Morel Mushrooms

Wild Food in Season April

Alexanders, Birch Sap, Bistort, Beech, Black Mustard, Borage, Broom, Burdock Leaves, Carragheen, Chickweed, Chives, Cockles, Common Mallow, Common Sorrel, Corn Salad, Cow Parsley, Crab (Brown), Crow Garlic, Dandelion, Fairy Ring Champignon, Fat Hen, Garlic Mustard, Good King Henry, Goosegrass, Gorse Flowers, Ground Elder, Hawthorn Leaves, Hogweed, Hop Shoots, Horseradish, Lime Leaves, Milk Thistle, Morel, Nettle, Pignut, Pollack, Primroses (Garden), Ramsons, Redcurrant flowers, Red Clover, Sea Beet, Sea Kale, Sea Trout, Sea Purslane, Skate, Sheep's Sorrel, Silverweed, St George’s Mushroom, Sorrel, Spearmint, Sweet Cicely, Sweet Violet, Tansy Leaves, Watercress, Wild Chicory, Wild Garlic, Wild Fennel, Wild Rocket Leaves, Winter Cabbage, Winter Cress, Wood Pigeon, Wood Sorrel.

Carragheen

Wild Food in Season May

Alexanders, Bistort, Black Mustard, Borage, Brooklime, Broom, Burdock Leaves, Carragheen, Chicken of the Woods, Chickweed, Chives, Cleavers, Common Comfrey, Common Mallow, Common Sorrel, Corn Salad, Crayfish, Crow Garlic, Dandelion Flowers, Dog Rose, Elderflowers, Fairy Ring Champignon, Fat Hen, Garlic Mustard, Grey Mullet, Ground Elder, Good King Henry, Gooseberry, Goosegrass, Gorse Flowers, Hawthorn Leaves, Hogweed, Hop Shoots, Horseradish, Lime Leaves, Lobster, Milk Thistle, Mint, Morel, Nettle, Pignut, Pollack, Ramsons, Red Clover, Red Goosefoot, Rock Samphire, Round Leafed Mint, Sea Bass, Sea Beet, Sea Purslane, Sea Trout, Sheep's Sorrel, Silverweed, St George’s Mushroom, Sorrel, Spear Leafed Orache, Spearmint, Sweet Cicely, Sweet Violet, Tansy Leaves, Watercress, Wild Chicory, Wild Garlic, Wild Fennel, Wild Mint, Wild Rocket Leaves, Wild Thyme, Winter Cress, Wild Cabbage, Wood Pigeon, Wood Sorrel, Yarrow.


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Elderflowers

Wild Food in Season June

Brooklime, Broom, Chicken of the Woods, Chamomile, Chickweed, Cleavers, Common Comfrey, Common Mallow, Common Poppy, Common Sorrel, Crayfish, Crow Garlic, Eels, Elderflower, Fairy-ring Champignon, Fat Hen, Field Rose, Garlic Mustard, Grey Mullet, Good King Henry, Gooseberry, Goosegrass, Ground Elder, Hawthorn Leaves, Hogweed, Hop Shoots, Horseradish, Japanese Rose, Lobster, Mackerel, Milk Thistle, Nettle, Perennial Wall Rocket, Pignut, Pollack, Ramsons, Red Clover, Red Goosenut, Rock Samphire, Round Leafed Mint, Sea Bass, Sea Beet, Sea Purslane, Sea Trout, Shaggy Ink Cap, Sheep's Sorrel, Silverweed, Spearmint, Spear Shaped Orache, St George’s Mushroom, Sweet Cicely, Trout (Freshwater), Watercress, Water Mint, Wild Cabbage, Wild Cherries, Wild Chicory, Wild Fennel, Wild Garlic, Wild Marjoram, Wild Mint, Wild Rocket Leaves, Wild Rose Flower, Wild Thyme, Wild Strawberry, Winter Cress, Wood Pigeon, Wood Sorrel, Yarrow.


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Sea Beet or Wild Spinach

Wild Food in Season July

Blackcurrant, Brooklime, Cep, Chamomile, Chanterelle, Chicken of the Woods, Chickweed, Cleavers, Common Comfrey, Common Mallow, Common Poppy, Common Sorrel, Crayfish, Crow Garlic, Dover Sole, Eels, Elderflowers, Fairy Ring Champignon, Fat Hen, Field Mushroom, Field Rose, Garlic Mustard, Giant Puffball, Good King Henry, Gooseberry, Green Walnut, Grey Mullet, Ground Elder, Horse Mushroom, Horseradish, Japanese Rose, Lesser Burdock, Lime Blossom, Lobster, Mackerel, Marsh Samphire, Milk Thistle, Nettle, Parasol Mushroom, Perennial Wall Rocket, Pollack, Rabbit, Raspberry, Redcurrant, Red Clover, Red Goosenut, Rock Samphire, Round Leafed Mint, Scallops, Sea Bass, Sea Beet, Sea Trout, Shaggy Ink Cap, Sheep's Sorrel, Silverweed, Spearmint, Spear Shaped Orache, Summer Truffle, Sweet Cicely, Trout (Freshwater), Wild Chicory Flowers, Wild Cabbage, Wild Cherries, Wild Fennel, Wild Marjoram, Wild Mint, Wild Rose Flower, Wild Strawberry, Wild Thyme, Winter Cress, Wood Pigeon, Wood Sorrel, Yarrow.


Puffball Mushroom

Wild Food in Season August

Bilberry, Black Mustard, Blackberry, Brooklime, Cauliflower Fungus, Cep, Chamomile, Chanterelle, Chicken of the Woods, Chickweed, Cleavers, Common Comfrey, Common Mallow, Common Poppy, Common Sorrel, Crayfish, Crow Garlic, Dover Sole, Eels, Elderberries, Elderflowers, Fairy Ring Champignon, Fat Hen, Field Mushroom, Field Rose, Garlic Mustard, Giant Puffball, Good King Henry, Grey Mullet, Ground Elder, Grouse (Aug 12th), Gooseberry, Hazelnut, Heather Flowers, Hedgehog Fungus, Horse Mushroom, Horseradish, Japanese Rose, Lesser Burdock, Mackerel, Marsh Samphire, Milk Thistle, Nettle, Parasol Mushroom, Plums, Rabbit, Raspberry, Red Clover, Red Goosenut, Rock Samphire, Rosehip, Rowan, Round Leafed Mint, Scallops, Sea Bass, Sea Beet, Shaggy Ink Cap, Sheep's Sorrel, Silverweed, Sloe, Spearmint, Spear Shaped Orache, Summer Truffle, Trout (Freshwater), Wild Cabbage, Wild Chicory Flowers, Wild Fennel, Wild Marjoram, Wild Mint, Wild Strawberry, Wild Thyme, Wild Venison, Winter Cress, Wood Pigeon, Wood Sorrel, Yarrow.


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Crayfish

Wild Food in Season September

Acorns, Apple, Beechnuts, Bilberry, Black Mustard, Blackberry, Bladdernuts, Blewit, Brooklime, Burdock Roots, Cauliflower Fungus, Cep, Chamomile, Chanterelle, Chickweed, Cleavers, Common Comfrey, Common Sorrel, Chicken of the Woods, Crab Apples, Crayfish, Crab Apples, Damson, Dandelion Roots, Dover Sole, Duck, Eels, Elderberries, Fairy Ring Champignon, Fat Hen, Field Mushroom, Field Rose, Garlic Mustard, Giant Puffball, Good King Henry, Grey Mullet, Goose, Grouse, Hawthorn Berries, Hazelnut, Heartnuts, Heather Flowers, Hedgehog Fungus, Hickories, Honey Fungus, Hop Fruits, Horse Mushroom, Horseradish, Jack by the Hedge, Japanese Rose, Juniper, Lesser Burdock, Mackerel, Mussels, Nettle, Parasol Mushroom, Partridge, Pear, Poppy seeds, Rabbit, Raspberry, Red Goosenut, Red Clover, Round Leafed Mint, Rock Samphire, Rosehip, Rowan, Saffron Milk Cap, Scallops, Sea Bass, Sea Beet, Shaggy Ink Cap, Sheep's Sorrel, Silverweed, Sloes, Spearmint, Spear Shaped Orache, Sprats, Summer Truffle, Sweet Chestnuts, Trout (Freshwater), Velvet Shank, Walnuts, Wild Cabbage, Wild Chicory, Wild Marjoram, Wild Mint, Wild Service Tree, Wild Strawberry, Wild Thyme, Wild Venison, Winter Cress, Wood Pigeon, Wood Sorrel, Yarrow.

Penny Bun or Cep

Wild Food in Season October

Acorn, Beechnuts, Beefsteak Mushroom, Blackberry, Bladdernuts, Blewit, Brooklime, Burdock Roots, Cauliflower Mushroom, Cep, Chanterelle, Chicken of the Woods, Chickweed, Common Comfrey, Common Sorrel, Crab Apples, Crow Garlic, Cod, Duck, Eels, Elderberries, Fairy Ring Champignon, Fat Hen, Field Mushroom, Field Rose, Giant Puffball, Goose, Grey Mullet, Grouse, Hare, Hawthorn Berries, Hazelnut, Heartnuts, Hedgehog Fungus, Hickories, Honey Fungus, Horse Mushroom, Horseradish, Hop flowers, Jack by the Hedge, Jew's Ear, Juniper, Lesser Burdock, Mackerel, Medlar (After first frost), Oyster Mushroom, Parasol Mushroom, Mussels, Nettles, Partridge, Pheasant, Rabbit, Red Clover, Rock Oysters, Rock Samphire, Rosehip, Rowan Berries, Saffron milk Cap, Scallops, Sea Bass, Sea Beet, Shaggy Ink Cap, Sheep's Sorrel, Sloe, Spearmint, Spear Shaped Orache, Sprats, Summer Truffle, Sweet Chestnut, Trout (Freshwater), Velvet Shank, Walnut (ripe), Whiting, Wild Cabbage, Wild Marjoram, Wild Thyme, Wild Venison, Winter Cress, Wood Pigeon, Wood Sorrel, Yarrow


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Rosehip

Wild Food in Season November

Blewit, Brooklime, Burdock Roots, Cauliflower Fungus, Cep, Chanterelle, Chickweed, Cod, Duck, Fairy Ring Champignon, Common Sorrel, Crow Garlic, Fat Hen, Field Mushroom, Field Rose, Giant Puffball, Goose, Hare, Hazelnut, Hedgehog Fungus, Honey Fungus, Grouse, Hawthorn Berries, Horse Mushroom, Horseradish (marked), Jews Ear, Medlar Fruit, Mussels, Nettles, Oyster Mushroom, Partridge, Pheasant, Rabbit, Rock Oysters, Rosehip, Rowan Berries, Saffron Milk Cap, Scallops, Sea Bass, Shaggy Ink Cap, Sloe, Sprats, Sweet Chestnut, Velvet Shank, Walnut (ripe), Whiting, Wild Cabbage, Wild Venison, Winter Cress, Wood Pigeon, Wood Sorrel, Yarrow.


Wild Food in Season December

Blewit, Cranberries, Chanterelle, Chickweed, Cod, Crow Garlic, Dab, Duck, Fairy Ring Champignon, Fat Hen, Goose, Grouse (until the 10th), Hare, Honey Fungus, Horseradish (Marked), Mussels, Oyster Mushroom, Partridge, Pheasant, Rock Oysters, Sea Bass, Velvet Shank, Wild Cabbage, Winter Cress, Whiting, Wild Venison, Wood Pigeon.


This is by no means a finite list and there is many foods to be added, so if you want me to add any of your favourites to the list comment below, let me know a season and I'll add it too! 


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