Animals, chickens, firewood, fishing, homesteading, hunting, Meat rabbits, Mushrooms, Off Grid Foods, Offgrid, Water, water well

WHAT DOES IT COST TO LIVE OFF GRID?

I have seen this question come up so many times and there is no absolute answer to it as there are so many variables to off grid. Let us start with what you think off-grid means and what do George and Martha think off-grid means. Off grid could be you just roaming the streets with an animal, let us… Read More WHAT DOES IT COST TO LIVE OFF GRID?

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THE LATE FALL OLIVE OYSTERLING MUSHROOM

The next fall edible mushroom is the Late Fall Olive Oysterling, Fall Oyster mushroom, Sarcomyxa serotina (Panellus serotinus), they are not very popular because most people do not have the patience to cook them properly. This mushroom grows on old dead wood and sometimes under them where you will have to bend down to see… Read More THE LATE FALL OLIVE OYSTERLING MUSHROOM

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THE YUMMY, THE DELICIOUS, FRIED CHICKEN MUSHROOM

Our next fall mushroom is the fried chicken mushroom (Lyophyllum decastes) which a lot of people mistake it for the Honey mushroom (Armillaria) Look them up so you know the difference even though Honeys are a good eats too. These are not Chicken of the Woods as those are candy corn colored and not at all like these… Read More THE YUMMY, THE DELICIOUS, FRIED CHICKEN MUSHROOM

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MORE AND MORE FALL MUSHROOMS, THE SHAGGY MANE!

The Shaggy Mane mushroom (Coprinus comatus) the shaggy ink cap, lawyer’s wig, or shaggy mane, is a common fungus often seen growing on lawns, along gravel roads and waste areas. It has an elongated bullet shaped, shaggy cap, with brownish upturned scales and a straight fairly smooth stem and grows to almost 8 inches tall. … Read More MORE AND MORE FALL MUSHROOMS, THE SHAGGY MANE!

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FALL MUSHROOMS, THE STUBBY STALK BOLETE

The next edible mushroom we found was the stubby stalk Bolete or short-stemmed slippery jack. This mushroom loves to grow around Larch or Tamarack trees and fruits in the fall like the previous Bolete we found. The mushroom has a bready colored cap top but with a snotty slime that is sticky and sticks to… Read More FALL MUSHROOMS, THE STUBBY STALK BOLETE