My first yellow chanterelles! :)

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Ok, so there is a side of me that is obsessed with looking for mushrooms in the woods. When I find a treat like this, I can’t help but feel ecstatic! Chanterelles are easy to identify with their pseudo gills running down a funnel shaped stalk and their frilly cap margins. I found a tiny red chanterelle a couple of days ago, but they are so small and so few that people don’t bother collecting them for food. I found the perfect hillside for chanterelles today. They weren’t entirely “abundant”, but they seemed to like the area. I picked a few, left a few. I still haven’t tasted them just yet, but they are patiently waiting in my fridge. In the meantime, I’ve still been finding the delicious black trumpet chanterelles every day. I had some with pasta for lunch, and some with chicken for dinner tonight. I guess I’m pretty spoiled to be able to find free top-notch mushrooms every time I go for a walk.

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About clayhead33

I am a potter-- I love to draw, play guitar, cook yummy food... and just have fun in general. I love to make a difference with my work, even something as small as inspiring a fellow artist :)
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