Edible Fungus

Like foraging for edible wild plants, mushroom hunting also has an almost mystic image because throughout history this skill done correctly leads to life and incorrectly could lead to illness or death. The dangers of foraging for edible mushrooms or other fungus are well known. The benefits are also well known throughout the world, certain choice fungus like truffles are very highly valued, and certain medicinal mushrooms are known to be unlike anything on earth, for example the ancient reishi mushroom which is used for a number of ailments, and generally better health.


Among the most highly prized mushrooms are the chanterelles. These trumpet-shaped mushrooms are flavorful and firm, and generally have false gills that are thicker and

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Oyster Mushrooms

If you’re looking for a beginner-friendly mushroom with a lot of culinary versatility, try the oyster mushroom! The best-known oyster mushroom is Pleurotus ostreatus; while

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What is Huitlacoche

Looking at an ear of corn, you might notice some dark blue stone-like fungus forming on it. This is something known as Huitlacoche. Rather than

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