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CajunShroomer3578

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About CajunShroomer3578

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    Lafayette LA
  • Interests
    Foraging wild edible mushrooms and just being outdoors

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  1. CajunShroomer3578

    Gulf Coast shroom hunter

    Mais yeah I know where dats at !! I fish there from time to time. Welcome aboard. I’ll be trying to get a group together this spring or summer to do some foraging
  2. CajunShroomer3578

    Gulf Coast shroom hunter

    They do exist!! November-January has been productive for me Which parts are ya located?
  3. CajunShroomer3578

    Gulf Coast shroom hunter

    Welcome Diab!! Great to see fellow Louisianaians enjoying what our beautiful state had to offer. I apologize for the late welcoming. Been chasing whitetail. Harvested a few Hericium aka Lions mane and oysters while hunting this year. I’m in the Breaux Bridge area
  4. CajunShroomer3578

    My first time

    Welcome!!
  5. CajunShroomer3578

    West Scotland

    Welcome!!
  6. CajunShroomer3578

    Greetings from South Louisiana

    I have my hands pretty full with life right now. All good things just super busy. Post your finds in the identification section and the more detailed you are with pictures and descriptions the closer we can come to a positive ID.
  7. CajunShroomer3578

    Greetings from South Louisiana

    I’m hoping to get a foray together late spring early summer 2019. More than likely it’ll be at Red Dirt Trail System Kisatchie National Forest
  8. CajunShroomer3578

    Old man?

  9. That’s exactly what I’m talking about !! Beautiful!! (Drooling)
  10. ChefsWild !! Good to see ya here Looking forward to seeing some new dishes
  11. CajunShroomer3578

    Hello from SW Louisiana

    Welcome!! Not only sportsmans paradise but fungi paradise!! Lots of friendly folks here. Very knowledgeable as well. South Central Louisiana here
  12. CajunShroomer3578

    Are these young hens?

    Looks to be two different species. Rau......Looks like you may have Ganoderma lucidum
  13. CajunShroomer3578

    Are these young hens?

    Definitely not turkey tail and or hens. May have better luck posting in identification section with some more photos.
  14. CajunShroomer3578

    Poss. Russala brevipes

    I think you have yourself some sort of Lactarius. If I’m not mistaken, I seen white latex in second photo. Also note the rings on cap. Most Lactarius have that feature ( I believe) Not sure the species but I would bet 3 bucks it is probably spicy lol. Small amount nibbled then spat out is key in identifying some mushrooms. I’m no expert so the experts should be chiming in soon
  15. CajunShroomer3578

    Austroboletus gracilis??

    After last years run in with extremely bitter chanterelles, lions mane , and L. Indigo..... I was convinced that my taste buds completely switched. Everything I enjoyed eating,mostly wild edibles,tasted horrible(super bitter). At that very moment I was struck with the overwhelming feeling that I will never be able to enjoy wild mushrooms again !!! Very depressing. I was actually to the point where I said the heck with it. I’m done with this hobby. For whatever reason I chose to give it another go. So here I am !! The other thing I came up with is that I left the mushrooms in the fridge too long before preparing and they turned bitter.
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