This fall’s two previous forays on September 19th and the 27th were such fun, and rewarding we’ve added one more.
Maitake are late this year, the first fruiting over the last week or so, yesterday we the first mature maitake of the season harvested, rain may be coming Thursday and Friday, so be ready!
The foray is designed for the beginning mushroom and plant forager, concentrating on local, easily identified, edible species that don’t have poisonous look-a-likes. Forays are for educational purposes so you’ll have a fuller understanding of mushroom species, biomes, fungi interrelation with tree and plant partnerships.
Species fruiting right now – Maitake (Hen of the Woods), Chicken of the Woods, Enoki, Oyster, Entoloma, Shrimp Entoloma, Honey Mushroom, Lion’s Mane (and other Hericium) Puffballs, Blewits, Boletes, Resinous Polypore, Berkeley’s polypore, Cauliflower Mushroom, Beefsteak, Reishi and so many other fine mushrooms!
Reserve your slot by calling 708.660.1100
Course fee is $40.00 per person, or $75.00 per couple. Includes forage driven, chef cooked meal.