Need a little help finding a big haul on your next foray? This shirt is guaranteed* to help call the mushrooms out from hiding and into your basket or bucket. Be the mushroom whisperer on your next hike and let everyone know what you’re looking for.
Morchella – Host of the exquisite and elusive Morel mushrooms. Though distinctly identifiable with their honeycomb top and hollow center, these mushrooms blend into their surroundings quite well, making any find good reason for celebration.
Sparassis – Known for several closely related Cauliflower mushroom species, all of which have a rice noodle-type appearance and an almost floral fragrance.
Coprinus – Best known for the Shaggy Mane / Lawyer’s Wig mushrooms (Coprinus comatus), which tastes great but self-liquefies within days of harvest.
Armillaria – Host to several closely-related Honey mushrooms, which have both a strong flavor and an intense ability to kill off sickened trees.
Boletus – Celebrated for the King Bolete / Porcini mushroom (Boletus edulis) and its unparalleled flavor and ability to pair with almost an dish.
Hydnum – With its small, toothed Hedgehog mushrooms (Hydnum repandum and allies), this genus offers several delicious winter mushrooms with a strong, umami-rich flavor.
Cantharellus – Host to the distinct Chanterelle mushrooms of the world. Easy to identify and ceaselessly delicious, this is the first group many foragers learn, and one whose spots are the most closely guarded.