All posts tagged “mushrooms of Ontario

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Best mushroom field guide?

Somebody landed on this blog today after searching “best mushroom field guide for Ontario”.  I’m not sure if I’ve mentioned this before. I use two. They are the Audubon guide by Gary Lincoff and Mushrooms of Ontario and Eastern Canada by George Barron. They’re organized… Read More

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Hedgehogs

Somebody landed on this blog after searching “where to find wild hedgehog mushrooms in Ontario”. I just want to say, I’ll never tell….er I mean, there are no wild hedgehog mushrooms in Ontario. Check Quebec, I hear there are plenty there. And Manitoba too….

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Shrinking the problem

People who know I forage for mushrooms almost always comment about the possibility of accidentally eating poisonous mushrooms and the impossibility of identifying everything out there. In fact, many if not most of the mushrooms I see in the woods I can’t identify. I can… Read More