Monthly Archives: February 2012

Fairy ring mushroom sugar cookies & black walnut version

Well, I finally did it. I tried the recipe at the bottom of this page: http://www.mssf.org/cookbook/fairyring.htmlI used about 1/2 their recommended amnt. of the mushrooms, so this review is based on that amount of the mushrooms: I was a bit anxio… Continue reading

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Sunday’s catkins and someone else’s

I found catkins by a pond today. The small trees were growing around and even partially submerged. I think them to be sweet birch, though they didn’t have much/any winter green smell in the twigs I scratched and sniffed. I took a twig to picture, … Continue reading

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If interested in a recipe:

Pictured is the recipe, except I also added grey sea salt to the fish prior to baking. View original to see detail, such as blood orange zest (shavings of). Continue reading

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Crepidotus variabilis? (see under picture for actual ID) & P.S.

Returning from my night mushroom walk my gloved fingers were feeling a tad numb. Clearly I need to find better gloves than any of my current three pairs, or perhaps mittens? On my walk I encountered a # of mushrooms. The one I’m seeking to confirm… Continue reading

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today’s winter foraging finds & ID help

The lack of snow on the ground allowed me to look in areas I’d normally be unable to access. I’m looking forward to sharing w/fellow foragers what I found, while also hoping to get help on identifying. I’ve listed what I’ve photographed (photos in… Continue reading

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