If you like spending time outdoors and eating local foods, then mushroom foraging might be the perfect springtime activity for you! Spending a day out in the woods searching for wild mushrooms can feel like an adult version of a treasure hunt. Our latest comic introduces you to the basics of mushroom foraging in our region and provides some helpful tips for getting started.
Disclaimer: This article is meant to be an overview and not a detailed guide on identifying and consuming edible mushrooms. Do not eat any wild food without multiple sources of positive identification.
Ready to learn more? Check out Mushrooms of WV and the Central Appalachians Book by William C. Rody to begin your foraging journey: