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Mushroom Spotlight: Black Trumpet!

Chanterelles are a regularly foraged mushroom with more than 40 varieties growing across the US. With a variety of bright and colorful options to choose from, my personal favorite is, instead, the dark and delicious black trumpet. “Black trumpet” is one of many common names for Craterellus fallax(If you’re in the US) and Craterellus cornucopioides(If […]

Foragers to Follow

When learning foraging, I think most of us would prefer to have a one on one instructor accompany us out into the woods. Someone knowledgeable and charismatic to show us the ropes. Sadly most of us don’t have access to that sort of woodland guide. However in the age of the internet, an expert is […]


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Hi, I’m Nicki. I am a lifelong lover of the woods and all the things that live there. I make hand-painted clay creations, primarily mushroom magnets. This space is dedicated to all the foresty things that inspire me. Thanks for stopping by!

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