Foragers Report For the past few seasons we seem to be getting one early rainstorm in September. This last storm dumped 4 inches of rain or more on the Sonoma and Mendocino Coast. As a result, boletes appeared  in great numbers. Kings, ( Boletus edulis  var.grandedulis) queens (Boletus...

FORAGER’S REPORT – FEBRUARY 16, 2020 It is so very dry and, with no end to the barometric high around the California coast, we expected to find nothing or next to nothing.  But then, mushrooms have a delightful way of surprising us and this foray turned...

One of the participants to this foray asked Kevin:  “what do you recommend for Chanterelles and Porcinis?”   Kevin Sadlier, a former chef, mushroomer super-extraordinaire, and founder of the Mycological Society of Marin County, said:  “Butter for Chanterelles, olive oil for Porcini.” It was a popular event...