Mushrooms that can be found via foraging.
Our favorite wild mushrooms plus recipes.
5 Easy to Identify Mushrooms for the Beginning Mushroom Forager
Chicken of the Woods- pretty good ID notes. One of the "foolproof 4" in mushrooms, very easy to ID. Available in Spring (occasionally), more so in Fall
Here are five mushrooms that are great for a beginning forager!
Edible Mushrooms Wild Vegetable Food Chart by SurrenderDorothy, $13.89
Wild Edible Mushrooms of the Pacific Northwest - There is examples on the site how they look and description.
OYSTER MUSHROOM [Pleurotus ostreatus] The oyster mushroom, is a common edible mushroom. It was first cultivated in Germany as a subsistence measure during World War I and is now grown commercially around the world for food.
Maitake aka sheeps head aka hen of the woods. Recommended as one of the 5 easiest wild mushrooms to identify on Wild Foodism.
Wild edible puffball! mushroom- These are great sliced and BBQ'D also make amazing "French toast"