Category Archives: Foraging

Pacific Northwest Mushrooming – By Dummies

haha – yes, that’s right “by” dummies, not “for” dummies, as we really don’ t know what the heck we’re doing. My husband and i LOVE foraging for mushrooms. We have two species we know how to ID (and know … Continue reading


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We went shroomin this weekend on the coast. I’d tell you where we found these lovely Chanterelles, but then i’d have to kill you. 😉 I do look a bit crazed in this blurry photo…. We cooked about half with … Continue reading


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Some Local Fungus – Winter

I just love hunting for mushrooms! Edible, dyeable or just poke at-able, they’re all cool. We live adjacent to a large Weyerhauser forest that looks quite ‘spooky’ from outside and is actually gorgeous and lush when inside. I decided to … Continue reading

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Magical Mushrooms

Autumn is the hubs’ new favorite season, and for good reason. Fall rains bring MUSHROOMS! We love foraging together as a family. It’s a bit like a scavenger hunt in nature and i have just as much fun taking photos … Continue reading


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