Monthly Archives: May 2012

I just unlocked the secret to a mushroom I enjoyed even more than Hen of the Woods.

Megacollybia rodmani: I’ve often shied away from these, but this year was determined to enjoy them. I found a way to do just that. I put them in my BBQ grill with extra virgin olive oil & a little salt. The huge gills, and outer stipe, were flaky … Continue reading

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Vegan Red Dal with Green Chili Paste

I made this today, an authentic (traditional) Indian dish (though ghee might be more traditional than my using oil). I enjoyed it, & it significantly differed from what I’ve had at Indian restaurants. The curry leaves really helped to make it more… Continue reading

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barley-clover-mint salad

I made the salad from http://nonabrooklyn.com/foraging-brooklyn-roving-for-red-clover/How was it? I like barley by itself pretty well. I don’t think the clover added much for flavor (a tad of something I can’t pinpoint, but also a tad of sweetness… Continue reading

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Boletales Today

Since the east coast is behaving like the west coast, I foraged for some spring Boletales today. I think these are Suillus. Taste & odor not distinctive, but I expected a lemony taste. Continue reading

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mushroom oddities

To me these are interesting oddities others may find interesting. This evening I went to an area where I’m used to fall fruitings of Agaricus arvensis, and I saw what looked to be some overly mature specimens, but since when can these be found in … Continue reading

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two of the very good recipes (new)

I. Savory Sorrel Pancakes with Special Mushrooms: I know, I know. How many times have you opened your refrigerator crisper drawer and asked yourself: “What ever am I going to do with my Schizophyllum communes?” Well, I have good news for everyone … Continue reading

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numerous mushroom topics

I have a # of topics to post about, but thought it would be too many posts to do separately, so I’m combining them into one post:I. I just posted pictures for “How to use and *ENJOY* Agrocybe praecox mushrooms” (click that link to see them). II. M… Continue reading

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