Poisonous PA Mushrooms we have found

Poisonous PA Mushrooms we have found

Omphalotus illudens - Jack O'lantern Mushrooms Pholiota squarrosa - Shaggy Scaly Cap   Scleroderma citrinum - Common Earthball AKA: Golden Scleroderma, Pigskin poison puffball How to Make: Lapin à la Moutarde by Laurie Luther | March 2, 2021 | Cooking on the Homestead...
Pear-Shaped Puffball Mushrooms

Pear-Shaped Puffball Mushrooms

What are Pear-Shaped Puffball My wife spotted a few of these for the first time at Linn Run State Park.  I was excited to see a new mushroom so we picked them to save in case we found out later they were edible. They are indeed edible, but… make sure you eat...
Edible Mushrooms in PA – Western Pennsylvania Mushrooms

Edible Mushrooms in PA – Western Pennsylvania Mushrooms

Looking to identify Mushrooms in your area? The National Audubon Society Field Guide to Mushrooms is a great resource.  I would also recommend picking up the Field Guide on trees if you are looking to become an active forager as trees are a great indicator of what...
Staghorn Sumac – No, its not Poisonous

Staghorn Sumac – No, its not Poisonous

Staghorn Sumac – No, its not Poisonous by RobbSep 20, 2018Foraging0 comments Growing up, we were told this was Poison Sumac.  Turns out, this is Staghorn Sumac and practically the entire plant is editable (or at least, useful) in some form or another!  We are...
Oyster Mushrooms in PA

Oyster Mushrooms in PA

What are Wild Oyster Mushrooms? We live in western Pennsylvania and were just turned on to wild Oyster Mushrooms this year by our friend, Tara Hassler.  These mushrooms are super tasty, very good for you and really grow around PA in an abundance.  If you are not...