Fungi ID, mushroom cook ups and much more...
Here you'll find some videos from my youtube channel. Some are short introductions to certain species, others are deep dives into topics ranging from identification, cooking, cleaning and preserving to information on the future uses of psychoactive controversial fungi.
Grifrola frondosa grows at the base of Oak trees in Autumn and is one of the best things to put in one's face. Here's a quick look at the features of this mushroom to help you with identification.
Identifying Hen of the Woods
Identifying Chanterelles Part 1
Cantherallus cibarius are one of the most famous and most sought after wild edibles. Their delicate fruity flavour and firm juicy texture transforms pastas, pizzas, risottos and life goals.
I've also got a video about topping stone baked pizza with these mushrooms in my recipe section here
The first wild mushroom I ever identified and ate, Macrolepiota procera will always be a special species to me. The taste is divine and deserves pride of place atop home made pizza.
Identifying the Common Parasol
Liberty Cap Mushrooms, part 1
Not one for the pot and yet deserving several videos, this mushroom contains a psychoactive compound that has been shown to alleviate depression and other mental health issues. I am not publicly advocating for anyone to pick or consume this mushroom.
Two delicious and easy to identify mycorrhizal mushrooms, wood hedgehogs and terracotta hedgehogs have an amazing texture and unique flavour that really lends itself to curries and other sauces.