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Wild mushroom picking tour & preserving - Sunday April 6th

  • 06 Apr 2014
  • 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Hampton/Jenolan area - depending on where mushrooms are
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By popular demand a second 2014 Living Skills mushroom picking tour beyond Blue Mountains is open for registrations!

As usual, we will go to one of the State Forests, identify and collect edible mushrooms (Saffron Caps and Slippery Jacks). These are easily recognised (also recommended by the State Forests), but just to be sure, Margaret will check all finds in your baskets.

Then we will prepare a tasty lunch and also learn how to preserve the bounty by pickling

Your guide will be Margaret Mossakowska.

Small knife, fork, eating bowl/plate, water, drinks (wine if you wish), and a perforated container for collected mushrooms (wicker or plastic baskets are the best). Be warned that we do pick a lot so don’t bring something too small.

If you would like to pickle some of your harvest, bring a few sterilised jars (100-200g size) with lids.
Please wear good shoes and warm clothes, including rain gear.
If you would like to register please click the button to the left or email

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