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5:51 am on Saturday July 7, 2012

Walk softly and carry a spider stick: Chanterelle foraging in Charleston

It's July 1st in Charleston and I'm wearing long sleeves, long pants, and full body armor, courtesy of OFF bug spray.  Buddy and I are in the middle of the West Ashley woods foraging for chanterelles. I have never been chanterelle foraging before...
6:28 am on Wednesday March 28, 2012

Head to Mellow after the Bridge Run and attempt to break Bloody Mary world records

Image by Flickr user mhaithacaMellow Mushroom King Street will host a “Break Your Own World Record Attempt” event for Fat & Juicy Bloody Mary drinkers after the Cooper River Bridge Run on Saturday, March 31st, from 8 a.m. until noon. When the...
8:00 am on Wednesday February 9, 2011

Mepkin Abbey switches from eggs to growing mushrooms (more on the mighty mushroom)

Image by Flickr user funginerd Update February 9: The monks at Mepkin Abbey have found a strong following for their oyster mushrooms here in the Lowcountry. From downtown restaurants to big name grocery stores, the oyster mushroom is really making...