Mushrooms that can be found via foraging.
Here are five mushrooms that are great for a beginning forager!
5 Easy to Identify Mushrooms for the Beginning Mushroom Forager
Our favorite wild mushrooms plus recipes.
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
Shaggy Manes. My number 1 wild edible mushroom! ONLY edible if ALL white (no gray/black gills!)
Maitake aka sheeps head aka hen of the woods. Recommended as one of the 5 easiest wild mushrooms to identify on Wild Foodism.
A short guide to fall mushroom hunting with descriptions of common edible mushroom species such as chanterelles and lobster mushrooms.
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.
edible puffball! mushroom