I welcome the way plant and fungi ID apps can bring the pleasures of foraging to a wider audience, but there is a danger that some users place too much faith in them at the cost of developing their own skills and relationships with plants and fungi, and the ecosystems of which they are part.
In light of the current public health situation around Corona Virus/Covid 19, this post explains Galloway Wild Foods’ policy with regard to postponed events, private bookings, and ticket holders.
By opening our eyes and imaginations to the full extent of our wild larder, its perfectly possible to make any spice-led dish from around the world using fungi, seaweeds and the seeds, leaves, flowers and roots of common wild plants.
This article presents 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.
The huge diversity of wild plants and fungi can be very daunting to the novice forager. The form of plants can vary greatly between seasons and even individual plants within a species can look different depending on where they are growing. Fungi can be even more bewildering as they can turn from immature buttons to […]