Local mushroom buyer Butch Sheaves holds a crate of pricey chanterelles. (Nora O’Malley photo)

Dry weather causes “unprecedented” cost of chanterelles

“We need heavy rain. We need rain that will saturate the ground”


TWA Fungi brand king oyster mushrooms have been recalled in B.C. over Listeria concerns. (Courtesy Canadian Food Inspection Agency)

King oyster mushrooms recalled in B.C. over Listeria concerns

TWA Fungi brand mushrooms sold up to July 2 impacted


An outcropping death cap mushroom was found on a boulevard on Ripon Road in Uplands on Sunday. Photo contributed by Adolf and Oluna Ceska

Deadly mushrooms found on Vancouver Island

Experts warn mushroom pickers to be careful as poisonous species spring up early this year