Northern Bushcraft

Wild Edible Mushrooms of Northwest Territories

This guide provides a list of edible mushrooms in Northwest Territories, Canada including the Yellowknife area and the Aulavik, Nahanni, Pingo, Tuktut Nogait, and Wood Buffalo National Parks.

This list only contains "safe" mushrooms - those that can be reliably identified and have no deadly-poisonous lookalikes. As a safety precaution, all mushrooms should be cooked and eaten in small quantities if not previously consumed.

Warning: do not attempt to identify a mushroom by matching the pictures alone; compare all the listed characteristics. Never experiment with a mushroom that you cannot positively identify. A poisonous mushroom can kill you.

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Related topics: Edible Berries of Northwest Territories - Edible Plants of Northwest Territories
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