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Mushrooms!

Enjoyed a great afternoon with my friend Jamie and the dogs foraging for mushrooms. We found mostly chanterelles but also a few hedgehog mushrooms and a couple lobsters.  I had expected we would find some boletes and more lobsters, but the quantity of chanterelles (we… Read More

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Polyporus squamosus

Polyporus sqamosus is commonly known as Dryad’s Saddle. I saw a lot of it while I was out foraging for morels today. It is quite distinctive and often has a watermelon-like odour. Apparently the young tender specimens are edible, and some people say they quite… Read More