I was out for a walk this morning along the Humber River and came across this beautiful Ganoderma. I couldn’t tell what kind of dead tree it was growing on so I’m not sure if it is a Ganoderma tsugae (grows on hemlock) or Ganoderma… Read More
This time I was on my own.
I was out walking The Partners the other day and came across a number of these unusual specimens growing on a lawn under an oak tree here in the neighbourhood. Although they appear to be growing on grass, I believe they must be actually growing… Read More
This morning, the Partners were really working me, trying to convince me that I ought to be taking them somewhere in the car for an adventure. It didn’t take a lot of convincing. I tossed a basket in the car, loaded the dogs and off… Read More
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
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
I found a few morels this morning – not as many as I had hoped for, but still plenty for dinner.
This super-fantastic omelet tastes best if you’ve foraged the morels and ramps yourself (just sayin’). If you find some morels at a farmer’s market, they’ll be fine too, although you may need to take out a small bank loan to buy some. Please do not… Read More
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
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