Take a deep dive into the subtleties, science and ethics of harvesting chanterelle mushrooms
As foraging grows ever more popular some voices question its impact. In this series of articles, foraging teacher Mark Williams of Galloway Wild Foods explores how foraging and wild food fit into a society set on consuming itself.
Habitat destruction through unsustainable farming practices, pollution and urbanisation is infinitely more destructive than an army of foragers could ever be. So why are there so many scare stories in the media?
There are two schools of thought among foragers on the best way to actually “pick” a mushroom. One asserts that fruit bodies should be cut off where they join the ground (or whatever they are growing from) so as not to damage the delicate mycelium below. The other prefers to twist and pull the mushroom from the […]
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