Connecticut Foraging Club

We are a foraging club based in New Haven county in Connecticut. We have free group hikes/foraging walks where we explore the woods of Connecticut and share our knowledge of edible plants and mushrooms. We also offer classes for novices to learn mushroom and plant foraging basics.

Instagram handle: ct_foraging_club

Facebook: Connecticut Foraging Club

Email shroomsofct@gmail.com to join

Foraging Walks and Classes will resume March 2022

12 pound maitake mushroom (Grifola frondosa)
Invasive Wineberries (Rubus phoenicolasius)
Honey mushrooms (Armillaria mellea)
Invasive and medicinal Autumn olives (Elaeagnus umbellata)

Media Appearances:

“Connecticut Foraging Club goes into the woods to find mushrooms, herbs, other edible plants” by Susan Dunne

Article in the Hartford Courant

https://www.courant.com/news/connecticut/hc-news-connecticut-foraging-club-20210628-poeeekdbvncfxdrc455sflsosi-story.html

“Wild Food: Conversation with Chef Bun Lai + Local Foragers”

Podcast on “Seasoned”

https://www.ctpublic.org/show/seasoned/2021-09-08/wild-food-conversations-with-chef-bun-lai-local-foragers

“Hemlock Reishi, The Mushroom of Immortality”

Article on “eattheplanet.org”

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