Reishi mushrooms are one of the easiest mushrooms to identify, and a great place to start for beginning mushroom foragers. They have no poisonous look alikes, so they’re relatively safe as well. Though reishi are generally too tough to eat, their medicinal properties have been well documented.
Mushrooms go bad quickly, but luckily dehydrating them is a quick and easy way to preserve a lot for later!
This wild edible is a favorite among foragers. It’s luxurious texture and ability to take flavors make is a suitable replacement for seafood.
Topped with bacon and cheese, marinaded portobello mushrooms make juicy and hearty burgers. Or skip the bacon for a delicious vegetarian meal.
Learn how to identify Indian Pipe, a medicine wild plant that has healing properties for the knowledgeable homesteader.
Half the country is itching for the hunt. Mushroom hunt, that is! Morels are waiting to be found, but where? How do I find them? Whether you’re new to the hobby or you’re a veteran, here are some facts and tips about morels that you may not know!