I stumbled across this very handy UK blog for foragers…it doesn’t appear to be updated now but it has useful lists of edible forage. This article on edible mushrooms is of particular importance at this time of year! Enjoy!
Safety equals success when it comes to foraging for food, and sure identification is an absolute must when gathering anything from the wild for you or your family’s consumption. If you are in any doubt at all about what exactly it is you have collected, then you must discard it immediately.
If you are careful then mushroom hunting is a safe pursuit, and there is no reason why you shouldn’t live a long and healthy life. If you are not you will in all likelihood eventually end up eating something you shouldn’t have, or even worse feed it to someone you love, and the consequences of mushroom poisoning can indeed, even with modern medicines, be fatal. I refer you to mushroom-appreciation.com to the effects of eating The Death Cap.
Some Sound Advice from a Master
Before you venture out and start picking, I urge you to go out and buy at…
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