Foraging For Chanterelle Mushrooms In Algoma, Northern Ontario

Chanterelle Mushrooms is the common name of several species of wild edible mushrooms in the genera Cantharellus. I was lucky to get out with my nephew to forage for wild Chanterelle mushrooms in northern Ontario’s Algoma region, where we live.

Foraging For Trout Lily in Northern Ontario

Yellow Trout Lily. There’s something about spring time foraging. The first few plants of the year that emerge, giving you a fresh, wild meal. Also known as Yellow Dog Tooth Violet, this tiny plant is one of the first plants you’ll see emerging in the eastern United States and Canada.

How To Make Chaga Tea Two Ways

Chaga freshly harvested from the Birch tree needs to be processed before you can make Chaga tea. Processing the Chaga right away is recommended as it is much easier to deal with when fresh than if you let it dry first.

Morels – Find & Identify Black and Yellow Morels

Morels are probably the most sought after of the wild edible mushrooms. They’re easy to identify, delicious, and plentiful if you look in the right places. They come up in the spring, giving people good reason to get out and enjoy the fresh air after spending the winter months inside

Aspen Oyster Mushrooms

Clusters of these shelf like mushrooms are usually found close to the base of trees, but we’ve also found them up a little higher, which required the use of a long stick to knock them off the trunk.