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Savoury Chanterelle Stuffing recipe for a drool worthy Thanksgiving

Chanterelle mushrooms start popping up in October just when Thanksgiving rolls around, so what better way to use your harvest than in a savoury wild mushroom stuffing for your turkey.  You can cook this in a baking dish or in the bird as you wish, I’ve left instructions for each below.  You can make this…

What is witches butter?

Witches butter is an edible wild fungi. Nutritionally, it is made up of polysaccarides (carbohydrates) and is being studied for it’s immune boosting properties. If you get stuck out in the forest it’s one of the few edible mushrooms that can be eaten raw. Always grows on dead wood and is commonly called a ‘jelly…

How to make Chaga tea

Chaga (Inonotus obliquus ) is a superfood aptly named the ‘gold’ of the forest. Find it growing on older, dead or dying birch trees in BC.  It’s a wild mushroom that’s as hard as a rock, but can be smashed into small particles to make into tea. This is an ancient medicine used by cultures…