Edible plants · South-Western Ontario

Definitely Spring April 18th, 2017

It is the middle of April and all mushroom enthusiasts are thinking about morels.  However, in South-Western Ontario, overnight temperatures still dip down to around 0° C and even into the minuses, telling me that morel season is still a couple of weeks away. The other plants, edible and not, are progressing well. Chicory is… Continue reading Definitely Spring April 18th, 2017

South-Western Ontario · Wild Mushrooms

Some Thoughts on Drying Mushrooms

At this time of the year dried mushrooms are starting to be the main source of mushrooms for my kitchen.  In my opinion drying  is by far the best way of preservation of the wild mushrooms. I use Excalibur 9-Tray Food Dehydrator, but I am sure that any dehydrator should work. Even oven can sometimes be… Continue reading Some Thoughts on Drying Mushrooms