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Mushroom Hunt at Kilruddery House

20 October 2019 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm


Hunt and forage on the Killruddery Estate with Ireland’s premier mycophagist, Bill O’Dea. Bill and his team will start with an introductory session. After they have briefed you, you will all go out on the hunt! Once you have gathered your mushrooms, you’ll return to base and take part in cooking your findings . Then, you get to sample your delights!
As in previous years we will have guest experts on the day including Craig Worral of Edible Leeds. Craig is not only a foraging expert but he is also one of the most exciting and innovative wild food Cook/Alchemist’s in the world. From Mushroon essences to vinegars and garums Craig is always pushing the boundaries of taste. We look forward to having him share his knowledge and some of the wild tastes with us on the day.
Agenda for the day
Includes lunch and coffee/tea and scones on arrival.
9.30-10am Meet at venue. Tea, coffee and scones provided.

10.00am Introduction to mushroom foraging – Bill O’Dea

11.00am Pick and identify mushrooms

1.30pm Lunch and cooking of some of the edible wild mushrooms

After lunch Mushroom identification workshop. Typically we use a panel of experts and we would expect to identify 50 plus different types of mushrooms with the emphasis being on edibles.

4.00pm approx Finish.


20 October 2019
9:30 am - 4:30 pm


Kilruddery Estate
Bray, Co Wicklow Ireland + Google Map