Tag Archives: Spore print

Many poisonous mushrooms await foraging greenhorns


I’ve never been one to promote mushroom foraging even though I do it myself, and there are many relatively safe fungi out there. Too many poisonous lookalikes abound. I’ve taught long enough to know that no matter how concrete and … Continue reading

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Love of Foraging


Collecting and utilizing items from the wild has long been a hobby and passion of mine.  I have been extremely fortunate to have many outstanding teachers. First on the list would have to be my father, Dr. Frank Manzer, a … Continue reading

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