We are surrounded by wild food all the time.
All we need to do is recognise it.
Autumn Fungi & Wild Food Foraging Walk, Dunbeath, Caithness
1 October 2016October is a great time for fungi, fruits and seeds in Northern Scotland and this event is designed to provide a grounding in identification, responsible harvesting, cooking and preservation. Over the course of about 1.5 miles of easy walking over 3 hours we will explore the full range of the wild larder of Scotland's wild north.
Autumn Fungi & Wild Food Foraging Walk, Argyll
3 October 2016In conjunction with Scottish Natural Heritage and Scotland's Natural Larder, an exploration of the remarkable wild larder of Argyll's autumn forest. Over the course of about 1.5 miles of easy walking over 3 hours we will explore the full range of the autumn wild larder in coniferous and deciduous forest and moorland.
Seasonal Tips from Mark
Cep - Identification, distribution, edibility.The cep is the king of edible mushrooms. No food, fungal or otherwise, comes near it for flavour and texture and when you find a firm young penny bun, or 'bouchon' cep as the French call it after champagne corks, there is an irresistable fairytale beauty to them which is both beautiful and seductive.
An Introduction to Fungi ForagingNothing excites and intimidates novice foragers quite like fungi. This article unpicks this fascinating, often scary, but ultimately very rewarding world, by presenting a structure around which novice and intermediate fungi foragers may advance their understanding of fungi lifecycle, learn to recognise important mushroom families, develop mindful foraging techniques, and feel safe in the process.