The mini mushroom farm continues to grow a little each day. Plans for the omelet continue.
The folks in Mendocino County are trying to cover all the baes with their Mushroom, Wine and Beer Festival. Next year they should step up their game and make it the Mendocino County Mushroom, Wine, Beer, Scotch, Trout and Old Time Music Festival. That would… Read More
A fellow named Jamie commented here at the land of milk & honey….he was interested in finding someone to lead a little mushroom walk at his cottage. I’m no pro-mycologist but I can identify a good number of tasty edibles and quite a few assorted… Read More
I was contacted recently on this blog by a fellow looking for someone to lead a mushroom walk up in cottage country. It’s getting right toward the end of our season here, but I agreed to do the walk on Saturday, and hopefully we’ll find… Read More
The following is from the stats for this blog, showing search terms that landed folks here at the land of milk and honey. You would think looking at this that there are people out there who don’t know there are no edible wild mushrooms in… Read More
I’ve noticed, looking at the stats for this blog, that quite a few people have been searching for ways to prepare lobster mushrooms. Here’s one way – the way I prepared them for dinner tonight in fact. Lobster mushroom and sausage omelet You need: lobster… Read More
The Mushroom Hunters – On the Trail of an Underground America, by Langdon Cook, explores a foraging culture the extent of which I had never imagined. The massive extraction on tasty edibles from the woods of the mountain west is driven by popularity of local… Read More
These mushrooms appeared overnight, growing from our backyard pressure bench. We’ve had this bench for years and have never seen any fungi growing from it. How strange.
There is a small area of a big forest I visited today, where chanterelles really love to grow. It’s just off a trail, down in a little hollow. If you aren’t looking for them, you might well miss the mushrooms growing on this spot.… Read More
In the forests I visit, I mostly find smallish chanterelles – one over two inches tall or with a cap over two inches wide is uncommon. Yet today I found a cluster of chanterelles, all in one hollow, that were much bigger than the norm.… Read More