Wild Mushroom Seasonal Chart for Washington State

Wild Mushroom Seasonal Chart - click to englargeGive a chef wild mushrooms and watch their face light up with anticipation. Mushrooms are so versatile and come in so many different flavors and textures that they can be paired with virtually any menu protein. Wild mushrooms are famous for adding that umami flavor which deepens and enhances the complexity of a dish. The following mushroom seasonal chart will help you develop menus with the seasonality of wild mushrooms in mind. The fabulous thing to notice is that there is a wild edible mushroom available for every month and every season of the year!

Keep in mind that this is only a guideline…Mother Nature may change things up a bit each year. If you have info on a mushroom not on this list please leave a comment so I can add it to the list.

All mushrooms are edible, but some only once -Croatian proverb

 

Wild Mushroom Seasonality Calander
Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec
 Angel Wings
 Bearshead Tooth
 Black Trumpet
 Boletus, King
 Cauliflower
 Chanterelle
 Chanterelle, Blue
 Chanterelle, Yellowfoot
 Chanterelle, White
 Chicken of the Woods
 Coral Mushroom
 Fairy Ring
 Hawks Wing
 Hedgehog
Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec
 Honey Mushroom
 Lion’s Maine
 Lobster
 Man on Horseback
 Matsutake
 Morel
 Oyster
 Puffball
 Saffron Milky Cap
 Snowbank Mushroom
 The Prince
 Truffle, Black
 Truffle, White


 

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