While edible mushrooms can be found just about year-round in much of temperate North America, fall is by far the… Read more How to Handle Poisonous Mushrooms
There’s a saying that “there are old mushrooms hunters, and there are bold mushroom hunters, but there are no old,… Read more I Will Not Be An Old, Bold Mushroom Hunter: On Questionably Edible Mushroom Species
Spring foraging season is here, and plenty of us are putting on our hiking boots and grabbing our bags and… Read more How to Forage Safely
Last week I wrote about detritivores, those animals (and occasional plant) that ingest decaying matter and thereby help control diseases… Read more What Are Decomposers and Why Should We Thank Them?
Last week I visited my favorite trail at Willapa National Wildlife Refuge. The Cutthroat Climb (named for the cutthroat trout… Read more Nurse Stump: The Ghost of Old Growth Past
It ain’t over ’til it’s over, folks. While the peak of fall mushroom season has passed, there are still tasty… Read more Late Fall Mushroom Hunting
I am pleased to announce the release of my very first quarterly ebook! Winter Foraging: Forty (Or So) Wild Foods… Read more Free Winter Foraging Ebook!
Hi, everyone! I just wanted to drop a quick note here to let you know that I am very excited… Read more More Articles For You To Read!
Imagine you are walking through the forest, and you see a bright red mushroom with white spots. You decide to… Read more Mushrooms and Aposematism
Fall is a fantastic time to hunt for edible mushrooms of all sorts here on the Washington coast–and, really, all… Read more It’s Shaggy Mane Mushrooms Season!