​Chanterelle’s on a stick.

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It’s a great time to find one of the nicest types of fungi out there, relatively easy to identify and tasty to boot. Chanterelles.

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they are easy to i.d. with their egg yolk yellow colour and a very mild, slightly sweet smell

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but the false gills, looking more like folds or wrinkles than traditional mushroom gills, are a give away as to the fact you’ve found a chanterelle, (though just exactly what sub species of chanterelle is a different matter!)

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I’m not one for fancy recipes, preferring to actually taste the mushroom itself rather than a whole mishmash, so make a skewer, slice the ‘shroom, impale it and roast it over the fire, it starts to release it’s juices quickly and once slightly crisp just eat..

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one mushroom that tends to have a few more calories than most fungi, but to be honest as a survival food, you’re not going to get a huge amount of calories from fungi.

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