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Mushroom Foraging Tips – October 2023

Blushers

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.

Mushroom Foraging Tips – June 2023

Blushers (Amanita rubescens) Western Cape

Winter has certainly arrived in the Western Cape, with the last week of May being very wet and cold. The rains this year have been excellent, and with excellent rain comes excellent mushroom foraging! The colder temperatures bring the possibility of finding the elusive and beautiful Wood Blewitt (Clitocybe nuda). These violet-coloured mushrooms are a […]

Mushroom Foraging Tips – May 2023

Shaggy Ink Caps, Western Cape

As Autumn winds down and winter makes its presence felt in the Cape, there comes a change in the mushrooms that are found and foraged. May is a wonderful time of the year with plenty of opportunities to improve your knowledge of the identification and edibility of various species.

Mushroom Foraging Tips – April 2023

Foraged pine rings, Western Cape

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 […]