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. Do not collect where prohibited.

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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