Wood Ear Mushroom Identification

It’s coming to spring again and one of my first finds is the wood ear mushroom.  With the proper name of Auricularia auricula judae Schrot this mushroom has many common names: Cloud fungus, cloud ears, Taingan-daga, Judas’s ear, wood ear, tree ear, jelly ear, black fungus and black jelly fungus.   Used…

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Woodland Discovery

Today was the first day that was rain free after a week of rain.  We had to get out and have an adventure.  In doing so, we made another woodland discovery not too far from home either. It is amazing what is right around the corner in the woods around…

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Got to go forage

So you have bitten by the forage bug and you want to know what gear you need or just do a comparison list. I personally only want to carry basics as I plan on having to carry out my enormous finds (shoot for the stars 🙂 ).  Here are the…

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Wild Food Adventures

Foraging is Always an adventure… Yes, every trip is an adventure.  From planning to finding, there is always something new to find and discover.  Today I am earnestly waiting for Spring weather to come.  We have rain today with some fog; the weather forecast says rain tomorrow too.  All we…

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