Mushrooms that can be found via foraging.
Chicken of the Woods- pretty good ID notes. One of the "foolproof 4" in mushrooms, very easy to ID. Available in Spring (occasionally), more so in Fall
Edible Mushrooms Wild Vegetable Food Chart by SurrenderDorothy, $13.89
Here are five mushrooms that are great for a beginning forager!
5 Easy to Identify Mushrooms for the Beginning Mushroom Forager
A short guide to fall mushroom hunting with descriptions of common edible mushroom species such as chanterelles and lobster mushrooms.
Maitake aka sheeps head aka hen of the woods. Recommended as one of the 5 easiest wild mushrooms to identify on Wild Foodism.
OYSTER MUSHROOM [Pleurotus ostreatus] The oyster mushroom, is a common edible mushroom. It was first cultivated in Germany as a subsistence measure during World War I and is now grown commercially around the world for food.
Our favorite wild mushrooms plus recipes.
Shaggy Manes. My number 1 wild edible mushroom! ONLY edible if ALL white (no gray/black gills!)