Fall/Winter Foraging

Over the past fall and winter, Amie, Elza and I went on several trips to search for fine edibles. Lake Cushman In early October, we rented a cabin at the Lake Cushman Resort. It was the off-season and the place was deserted. We harvested a bounty of Chanterelles, both Yellow and White, a bunch of… Continue reading Fall/Winter Foraging

Morel Madness

About three weeks ago, Amie & I went hunting for Morels in an undisclosed location in Eastern Washington. It was a site near Leavenworth where there had been a forest fire last summer, and Morels like to grow in recent burned areas. We parked the car at a gated road, and spent the day hiking… Continue reading Morel Madness

A Shroomy Bounty at Britenbush

Once again Amie and I went to the annual PSMS mushroom conference at Breitenbush Hot Springs, which I wrote about last year. This year we struck the mother-lode of Matsutake (Tricholoma magnivelare). And a good amount of Chanterelles (Cantharellus sp.). It was a very wet weekend, but that was okay because there were hot springs… Continue reading A Shroomy Bounty at Britenbush

Wild Mushroom Show

This weekend is the Puget Sound Mycological Society‘s annual Wild Mushroom Show. The show is a celebration of all things fungal, but the main attraction is an expansive arrangement of mushrooms gathered all over the region over the past couple days, sorted and labeled by genus and species. Today I met Amie in the in… Continue reading Wild Mushroom Show

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