Porcini (Boletus edulis) pushing through pine needles in the Western Cape
Winter decided to go out with a bit of a bang, throwing a cut-off low-pressure system that dumped an abnormal amount of rain over much of the Western Cape in a short amount of time.
The Western Cape foraging season has started off exceptionally well with plenty of early rain. This normally hints at a great foraging year. March gave us a fantastic few weeks of foraging, with Summer Ceps (Boletus reticulatus), Bronze Boletes (Boletus aureus), and Porcini (Boletus edulis) popping up in good numbers all over Cape Town and […]