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.