Foraging Resources

Learn more about foraging for edible mushrooms (and more) on Vancouver Island with these resources:

Information on our recently-launched online mushroom identification and foraging course.

Updates on trips, mushroom hunts, and other wild stuff on Vancouver Island for 2021.

Updates on our own forays and mushroom hunts on Vancouver Island in 2020.

A list of some helpful books for mushroom foraging in British Columbia and the Pacific Northwest. Includes information on each of the books, their strengths and weaknesses.

A list of edible wild mushrooms commonly found on Vancouver Island and in British Columbia. Alternate names and some notes about potential dangers included.

A guide to identifying some common native trees found in Southwest British Columbia.