Recent Rains Bring Mushroom Boom To Bay Area Markets, MenusLands parched by a three-year drought just a few months ago are now seeing an explosion of both poisonous and edible mushrooms.
Foodies Turn To Foraging To Connect With NatureWhen Chef Josh Skenes first sought the flavor of Northern California, he went to local growers. Then he went beyond farms, joining a growing number of urbanites who are returning to humanity's first pursuit — foraging — in a search for food that satisfies a deeper hunger.