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Chanterelles!

The Enchanted Mushroom Forest smiled on me today and I was able to forage a nice batch of quality chanterelles. Some of you may notice one of the mushrooms in the last picture looks a little different. You’re right. The one with a tan cap… Read More

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Chanterelles!

I met up with my brother the trout, Salvelinus fontinalis, this morning to do a little foraging. The good news is chanterelles have begun fruiting in the Enchanted Mushroom Forest. They’re still pretty small, many still buttons, but we found around 30 of these tasty… Read More

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Another unexpected find

After walking The Partners yesterday evening, I thought I’d take out the garbage and the recycling as pick-up is this morning. As I pulled out the garbage bin, I notice something unusual tucked in the corner by the fence…. Sorry for the picture quality. It… Read More

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Unexpected finds….

I went for a drive this morning up to – oh I forget the name of the place – to do a little scouting in anticipation of morel season. I went for a long hike, looking for likely spots, but I didn’t expect to find… Read More

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Mushrooms

I packed my drawing gear and a mushroom basket and ventured out to the enchanted mushroom forest this morning. It’s been such a poor season for mushrooms I didn’t expect to find much, perhaps a couple lobsters and hedgehogs – but instead I found lots… Read More

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One sad bolete

This has been a tough year for mushroom hounds in the Toronto area. There simply has not been enough rain to fruit quantities of mushrooms. Recently we have had a couple rains, and though they haven’t been the kind of two-day soakers I was hoping… Read More