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Young Lactarius Mushrooms
May Apple
White Pine Bolete
Otter Creek off the Avon Trail
Thames River Trail
White Coral Mushrooms
Fall Oyster Mushrooms w/husky Faolan

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Upcoming Events for November

October


November 2nd Forage and Feast

SOLD OUT.

We're off into a brisk morning of Autumn, where wild mushrooms are ripe for the picking. Blewits, Fall Oysters, Fawn Mushrooms and more. What better way to work up an appetite for our Forage & Feast Season Finale. Our four course lunch at Stratford Tea Leaves will focus on Mother Nature's best offerings. Wild Nettle Gouda from Mountain Oak Cheese, baguettes from The Downie Street Bakehouse. Watercress Soup is next on the agenda before the creme de la creme, Beetroot and Wild Mushroom Gratin in a cream sauce spiced with horseradish and caraway seeds served over mashed potatoes. Dessert will be provided by The Black Angus Bakery. Locally brewed craft beer as well as wines from Niagara are included.


November 3rd

SOLD OUT.

Pear Shaped Puffballs

Another Autumn mushroom of choice, the Pear Shaped Puffball can be found in great clusters on well decayed hardwood. About the size of button mushrooms, they have a meaty texture that works well sauteed and are a delicious addition to any meal. We will be searching for these as well as Velvet Foot, Fall Oysters and the reliable Fawn Mushroom all along trails in and around Stratford.

Start time: 10:00 am. Duration: approx. 3hrs
Where: 96 Birmingham Street, Stratford, Ontario N5A 2S9
Cost: $35.00/person


November 9th

13 tickets available.

Blewits

The Blewit is one of the more versatile mushrooms of Autumn and can last into the waning days of November. Sought after because of their meaty texture they are one of the more striking fungi to grace the forest floor with their deep blue colour.

We will be forging for these along with Velvet Foots, Lepista Irinas, Pear Shaped Puffballs and Fawn Mushrooms.

Start time: 10:00 am
Where: 96 Birmingham Street, Stratford, Ontario N5A 2S9
Cost: $35.00/person


November 10th

4 tickets available.

Fried Chicken Mushroom

Another prevalent fungi of Late Autumn is the Fried Chicken Mushroom. Growing in clusters on the forest floor the Fried Chicken is known for its delicate texture and mildly sweet taste. Yet another compliment to any dish that calls for mushrooms.

Join us on trails in and around Stratford as we hunt for these along with Fall Oysters, Velvet Foots, Lepista Irinas, Pear Shaped Puffballs and Fawn Mushrooms.

Start time: 10:00 am
Where: 96 Birmingham Street, Stratford, Ontario N5A 2S9
Cost: $35.00/person


November 16th

15 tickets available.

The Common Laccaria

These smallish dark brown mushrooms can be found scattered under pines in large numbers mixed in with Fawns, Blewits and Lepista Irinas.

Late Autumn trails continue to offer a variety of fungi. Why not join us beautiful trails in and around Stratford for a crisp walk in Nature.

Start time: 10:00 am
Where: 96 Birmingham Street, Stratford, Ontario N5A 2S9
Cost: $35.00/person


November 17th

13 tickets available.

Purple Gilled Laccaria

Beside the Blewit another striking mushroom is the Purple Gilled Laccaria. Unlike the Blewit that grows under pines this large species of Laccaria can be found in either opened oak forests or grassy fields. Mixed in with other wild edible mushrooms they make a tasty addition to soups, stews or risotto.

We will be search for these along with Fall Oysters, Velvet Foot, Fawn Mushrooms and more.

Start time: 10:00 am
Where: 96 Birmingham Street, Stratford, Ontario N5A 2S9
Cost: $35.00/person


November 24th

15 tickets available.

Depending on weather conditions.

Start time: 10:30 am
Where: 1841 Spragues Rd, Cambridge, ON N1R 5S5
Cost: $35.00/person


November 30th

15 tickets available.

Depending on weather conditions.

Start time: 10:00 am
Where: 96 Birmingham Street, Stratford, Ontario N5A 2S9
Cost: $35.00/person

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