Desert the slow, terrible armies of the cautious – use foraging as a springboard for creativity.
“Foraging” certainly implies a degree of searching, and some wild plants can take a good bit of finding. But it is much more efficient and rewarding to learn to recognise resources that are hidden in plain sight close to home.
Reviews of important fungi reference books that are not identification guides:
Entangled Life – Merlin Sheldrake
Mycelium Running – Paul Stamets
Radical Mycology – Peter McCoy
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An introduction to several key members of the allium family for foragers – their identification, distribution, mindful harvesting, dangerous look-alikes, nutritional properties and cooking/preservation techniques.