Do you have a favorite Fiddlehead Patch that you go to in the Springtime? Well, if you do, go back to it in late September and early October and start hunting for Late Fall Oysters (Sarcoma serotina. Previously known as Panellus serotinus). Where there are Fiddleheads, there is often Alder trees growing. And just not…Read More
If you are reading this, I’d like to relish the fact that you’ve mustard up the courage to ketchup to my level.
As a hunter-gatherer and a consumer of food grown on a farm or a greenhouse, I am always on the look out to combine all the flavors, wild or not, in new and interesting ways. Why just have Tomato Ketchup when you can have Mushroom Ketchup?
When I look at the world of fungi upon close inspection, I swear I’m on another planet sometimes. Colors, shapes and textures of the fungi astound me. Not to mention the area surrounding the fungus itself. It’s truly is out of this world.Read More
Moments with my family, my ‘fun guys’, are my most beloved moments. If those moments involve ‘fungi’, all the better!Read More
Getting close and personal with the Earth and one of its inhabitants. Life is fragile.Read More
They say you can take me places Help me remember Help me forget Fly. I’m tempted to go I’m tempted to stay What do I want from you? Fly. The journey can be a trip The trip can be a journey I don’t understand you Fly. They say you have promises If I was lost…Read More
It’s Chaga hunting day! Karoline arrives at my door with her backpack in hand. I look down at her feet and notice she is wearing ankle high hiking boots. Not quite the boots I was hoping she would be wearing. She will soon learn when I say wear your boots, it means up to the…Read More
I know it’s there. It’s lingering, just beneath the snow: dormant life. I am waiting for the warmth of spring to wake up this sleepy, resting life so I may start my foraging. As I walk down the forest trail I see my foraging spots. Those Red Alder trees will have Oyster Mushrooms. The edge…Read More
Where do I even start? How about one foot in front of the other on this muddy trail? Or how about turning down that dusty dirt road, or maybe that one? Or how about just straight through the bush? I’m just going to bush whack all over that forest, climb that mountain, wander that creek…Read More