Our first mushrooming hunt of the season was a success! We found a spot for chanterelles about a dozen miles from our home and quite an easy dozen miles at that. Hopefully no one else knows about it.
The friends who introduced us to mushrooming last year went with us one last time. They wanted to help us find “our” spot — because last year we traveled an hour and a half to get what we got.
We brought home a paper shopping bag full of chanterelles and I consider that a success. I don’t know how many pounds it is. We’ll go back at least weekly through the end of the mushrooming season. Last year I froze diced and sauteed chanterelles to eat for the rest of the year. This year I want to learn how to dehydrate them, too. And I might try pickling them.
Here are some pictures from the video slideshow above. The slideshow has lots more pictures and it is short, so give it a watch.
Along with the chanterelles, we found a rough-skinned newt, Oregon grape and C. in a tree.
Do you hunt for mushrooms? What kinds and where do you live? How do you preserve them?
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