Daniel Clements: On the hunt for treasures of the forest
July 21, 2022

Daniel Clements, one of the Georgian’s chef technologists, says he has always had a love and respect for wild foraged foods. But he is especially fond of the plethora of wild mushrooms that can be found in the forests and fields that surround us.

a plate of food with meat, peppers and mushrooms.

In his latest column, he talks about the more than 5,000 species of mushrooms that can be found in Ontario – some of which are edible, but others are poisonous. He says mushroom hunting can be an enjoyable and rewarding outdoor activity if done with care and under the guidance of a local mycologist, or someone who’s experienced.

Read the full column in Barrie Today.

A smiling man with a beard wearing glasses, a white chef's hat and uniform