Foraging in the news
Foraging and mushroom hunting occasionally pop up in the news. Here's some articles that have caught my attention.
Excessive foraging for wild garlic and mushrooms in UK ‘a risk to wildlife’
A Guardian article that is a little bit hysterical but such is the way foraging is reported on these days!
Hemlock: Anger after poisonous plant found near Bucklesham school
This ridiculous BBC hysteria over a plant on the way to a school. It's just a plant - don't eat it if you don't know what it is. And if you do know what it is - don't eat it.
‘The fungal awakening’: how we came to love (and fear) fungi
This is a great Guardian article about people waking up to the benefits of fungi! Definitely worth a read.
AI-generated foraging books could be the death of you
The Guardian again, this time warning about AI-generated foraging books which don't accurately describe plants and advise you to eat poisonous ones. Best stick to the foraging books I recommend...