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Where to Go Foraging for Wild Mushrooms in Sonoma County

In the mood for some mushroom picking, but don't know where to go and what is edible? We've got you covered with expert advice and mushroom-hunting forays.

This article was originally published in Sonoma Magazine in January 2019. 

Mushrooms typically start popping up throughout Sonoma County about a week to 10 days after the first good soaking, and can keep growing for months: as long as it keeps raining, we can pick mushrooms all the way through May. If you’re in the mood for some fungi foraging, here are a few local experts that are happy to let you in on their secret shroom spots and make sure you don’t eat anything poisonous. To learn more about local mushrooms, click here.

Editor’s Note: Travel, dining and wine tasting can be complicated right now. Use our inspirational ideas to plan ahead for your next outing, be it this week or next year. If you visit restaurants, wineries, and other businesses during the pandemic, remember to call ahead, make reservations, wear a mask and social distance.

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