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Fresh Chanterelles?

CapeCodGuy Jul 23, 2013 09:50 AM

This is just about the beginning of the season for them. Anyone know of a source in SE Mass or even No. RI?

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    Frank Terranova RE: CapeCodGuy Jul 23, 2013 10:59 AM

    The woods are loaded its fun gathering them especially with all the rain we had

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      CapeCodGuy RE: Frank Terranova Jul 23, 2013 02:01 PM

      That's not in the least bit helpful Frank.

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        dordalina RE: CapeCodGuy Jul 23, 2013 04:01 PM

        CCG, give Windfall Market in Falmouth a call. I could have sworn I've seen them there before as they do have quite an extensive selection of mushrooms available. Otherwise, I'm with Frank, start mushroom hunting. ;) If you know what you are looking for, they are actually one of the easier mushrooms to find on the Cape, IMHO.

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          CapeCodGuy RE: dordalina Jul 23, 2013 06:47 PM

          The key is 'If you know what you are looking for". I don't and would hate to poison myself and my whole dinner party. When I Googled for them I came across this very appropriate saying..." There are old mushroom hunters and there are bold mushroom hunters, but there are NO old AND bold mushroom hunters!

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            dordalina RE: CapeCodGuy Jul 24, 2013 06:05 AM

            Well said CCG, well said!

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              Frank Terranova RE: dordalina Jul 24, 2013 06:46 AM

              The chances of finding a poisoned mushroom is like getting hit by a train. There are people who love the hunt and others who are afraid or not educated in this art.

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                CapeCodGuy RE: Frank Terranova Jul 24, 2013 08:24 AM

                Color me "other".

                I did a bit of research and there is a deadly look-alike to a chanterelle. Not worth the risk IMO for the sake of $20 or so. I do like the idea of the hunt though.

                How about I pick a bucket or so and you eat them first? :-P

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                  Frank Terranova RE: CapeCodGuy Jul 24, 2013 10:50 AM

                  I am an expert I don't hang with amateurs. Plus you wouldn't know where to start. .

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                    CapeCodGuy RE: Frank Terranova Jul 24, 2013 12:33 PM

                    Sure I would. I'd follow the expert into the woods.

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          Frank Terranova RE: CapeCodGuy Jul 23, 2013 04:05 PM

          Oh shoot sorry I thought you would want to hunt for them. Ok Whole foods most of the time has them.

      2. trufflehound RE: CapeCodGuy Jul 23, 2013 05:46 PM

        Maybe Sid Wainer's retail outlet in New Bedford?

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          CheesyWiner RE: CapeCodGuy Jul 31, 2013 12:11 PM

          A little further than you were hoping, but we have a new "mushroom guy" in the Newport, RI area. They sell at Sweet Berry Farm in Middletown and at the farmers market in Newport on Wed.
          http://www.rimushrooms.com/menu.html
          Lots of variety. i started with the golden oyster last week and want to go back for more.

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