Mushroom Foraging Workshop - Lithgow

Tuesday 22 March 2022 to Tuesday 17 May 2022 (FORTNIGHTLY event)

Overview

Join professional forager Diego Bonetto as he takes you and your family on a forest walk, uncovering the details of where to look, when to move and how to harvest edible mushrooms. Part treasure…

Join professional forager Diego Bonetto as he takes you and your family on a forest walk, uncovering the details of where to look, when to move and how to harvest edible mushrooms.

Part treasure hunt, part ecological awakening, this experience is like no other. The activity has been treasured for generations by the eastern European and Mediterranean cultures in Australia, making it a seasonal must-do to share stories and learn recipes.

EXPECT:
a cheerful trip
a learning experience
outing in the magical pine forest
take home all the mushrooms that you find

WHAT TO BRING:
suitable clothing and shoes
water and snacks
a knife and a basket
your camera 

WHAT WE WILL DO:
we will meet in Lithgow at 8:45 am and will drive to the forest together from there.
I will provide a thorough tutorial on the what/how/where of mushroom foraging
we will visit 2/3 different locations
we will collect mushrooms
I will quality control everyone’s harvest
We will take pictures and selfies with the loot
BBQ tasting of fresh mushrooms fried in oil with garlic and served with parsley, in the forest.

Too many mushrooms to go home with? We will have a box each to bring home your lot!

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