How to harvest wild mushrooms – Cutting v Picking

There are two schools of thought among foragers on the best way to actually “pick” a mushroom. One asserts that fruit bodies should be cut off where they join the ground (or whatever they are growing from) so as not to damage the delicate¬†mycelium¬†below. The other prefers to twist and pull the mushroom from the … Continue reading How to harvest wild mushrooms – Cutting v Picking