Event Waitlist

Sorry, there are no available tickets for this event. Please sign up to the waiting list (optional).

First name is required. First name contains invalid characters.
Last name is required. Last name contains invalid characters.
Email address is required. Email address is invalid.
Phone number is required. Phone number is invalid.
Number of tickets is required. Number of tickets is invalid.

Your name has been added to the wait list for this event. The event organiser will contact you through your email address once there are available seats / slots.

This event has no dates available for booking. Please contact the event organiser.

Wild Mushrooms foraging workshop

Wild Mushrooms foraging workshop

WHAT: Join us on day outing in the State Forest. Follow the footsteps of the Italian and Polish families, wild crafters and gourmet food enthusiasts, for a fantastic seasonal treat> pine mushrooms!


That's it, you always heard about it, you've seen them at the farmers market, you ate them in risottos and paellas, this time you are going jump on a bus to get them out of the forest!
Last year season was booked out, so don't miss out again>>

"We're going south, on the Hume highway, two n half hours out of Sydney. Come to Edgeware Rd carpark in Enmore by 6:45am. No late comers, the bus will leave at 7 am sharp! ha! the joys of waking up before sunrise"

Dates available:

Sun 6 or Sat 26 April+ May 4, 10 or 31st

cheerful trip
learning experience
outing in the magical pine forest
early morning breakfast in the forest with BBQ wild mushrooms (Lactarious deliciousus), garlic and parsley.
back in the City by 2pm
wild mushrooms each participant to go home with
Only $100ea

What to bring:
suitable clothing (it gets cold in the forest) and shoes
water and lunch (do not expect to be fed of mushrooms alone)
a knife and a basket or bag
your camera

What we will do:
we will have a comfortable 20 seater bus
we will travel 2hours south to Penrose State Forest
we will have an introduction to the harvesting: what/how/where
we will visit 3 different locations
we will collect mushrooms
we will have BBQ mushrooms for breakfast
we will be back to Enmore by 2pm with a bounty of Pine mushrooms
there will be toilet stops along the way and composting toilets available at the forest

This is an all weather event. We will only cancel the outing in case of heavy rain or gusty winds, via email and phone call 2 days before the date, offering a seat on another tour or a full refund if you prefer. 

Share this event with interested parties


Here's a video from Justin Hewitson about the outing>> 


You can see images of previous tours here> http://www.flickr.com/photos/the_weed_one/sets/72157626800019992/
You can use this facebook page for further details> www.facebook.com/WildStories
this twitter> @theweedone
this hashtag> #WildStories
this web address> www.weedyconnection.com
This mob> 0411 293 178
This email> info@weedyconnection.com


I absolutely loved Sunday's Mushroom Trip :)
I was an avid wild-crafter back in my homeland, Michigan and have deeply missed that sense of connection since moving to Australia a few months ago. 
Thank-you so much for introducing that simple magic into a new immigrant's life."
Felecia, 2012

"We really enjoyed our visit to the Penrose and the Belanglo forests and learning about which mushrooms we could pick. I especially appreciated your generosity with your knowledge, and that you acknowledged the communal and cultural roots of the practice.
We shared most of the mushrooms we picked with work colleagues; and we kept a little for ourselves and made them into a delicious ragout."Robyn, 2012 

Edgeware Rd Carpark
Edgeware Rd, just down the road from Enmore Rd
Enmore, New South Wales 2042

CONTACT DETAILS: Diego 0411 293 178 info@weedyconnection.com