Wed 13th Oct 2021 with JP McMahon. Small group Mushroom Hunt, close to Galway

Wed 13th Oct 2021 with JP McMahon. Small group Mushroom Hunt, close to Galway

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Join Bill and JP McMahon on a Mushroom Hunt close to Galway city. The exact location will be announced to participants closer to the date. 

JP McMahon is a chef, restaurateur and author. He is culinary director of the EatGalway Restaurant Group, which comprises of Michelin-starred Aniar Restaurant, award-winning Spanish restaurant Cava Bodega, and Tartare Café & Wine Bar (Bib Gourmand). He also runs the Aniar Boutique Cookery School. JP is committed to the educational and ethical aspects of food, to buying and supporting the best of local and free-range produce and engaging directly with farmers and producers. JP is the founder and plays host to one of the biggest and most talked-about international food events in Europe, Food on the Edge. 

We will be meeting at 11am for a brief introduction to Mushroom Hunting from Bill O'Dea. We will then forage for mushrooms for about 2 hours. This will be followed by identification of our find, and cooking of edible mushrooms.


Meet at car park at 11am. People will need to travel by their own means. Exact directions will be given closer to the date. 

Return to Car Park  at 1pm for further identification and cooking of edibles and a bowl of Mushroom soup.

Finish about 2PM.

This event will be outdoors and COVID compliant. 

We would expect to find over 50 different types of mushrooms on the day. The terrain is suitable for all levels of fitness.  Participants should wear walking shoes and outdoor clothing. Also, please bring a basket or cloth bag for collecting mushrooms. 


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