Tag Archives: edible mushrooms

All This Fuss About Fungus

Savour Winnipeg reader Jim was wondering about this mushroom he found growing on a dead ash tree on his property. Mushroom identification is one of the most requested topics on the blog. With all this fuss about fungus, I thought the response might be helpful to others looking for info. First of all, thanks for […]

Mushroom picking in Manitoba–a fungi good time

I’d almost forgotten when the call came. We’ll be meeting at the Southdale Mall McDonald’s at 1:00pm. It occurred to me I wouldn’t know how to identify them, but they were an unmistakable group. The telltale clipboards, cargo pants and wide-brimmed hats told me I’d found my people. The Manitoba Naturalists Society’s mushroom picking campaign […]