Mid-April Update: Morels True and False

  A quick update to say that the morels have decided to stay for another week in Berlin-Brandenburg, giving me the chance to bring home this mixed quarry of black and ‘yellow’ morels (Morchella elata & M. esculenta). The weather has been alternately warm and sunny, then windy and rainy, which might just have provided…

Foraging Walks March/April

For me, the emblem of spring is pretty much summed up by a blade of wild garlic spearing up through the dead beech leaves. Join me on a foraging walk in March/April, discover the fresh wild edibles of the new spring. Email grunewaldforaging@gmail.com and make a date.

Red-stained Hands

What will these hands ne’re be cleane? Macbeth V, 1 The carnal fruits of summer are close to ripening, and, surveying my mental foraging map of the city, I suddenly felt a little over-faced with the amount of stuff that would soon be past its very best. A consistently warm spring has rushed things on…