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North Carolina Wild Mushroom Guide

One of the many things that makes Western North Carolina so unique is its flora and fauna, especially our wide variety of mushrooms and fungi. Let us be your North Carolina wild mushroom guide, so you know what’s growing right in your backyard! Western North Carolina has a wide variety of mushrooms including medicinal, edible, and poisonous.

Throughout our North Carolina Wild Mushroom Guide, we mention many edible species local to Western North Carolina. However, while foraging wild mushrooms is very fun, we advise you to use extreme caution and do careful research before consuming any mushrooms that you may find in the wild. There are many species that have dangerous look-a-likes.

Popular Edible and Medicinal Mushrooms in Western North…

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Native-Flowers-To-Western-North-Carolina-Rhododendron

One of the many appealing realities of living in the North Carolina communities of Cashiers, Highlands, Sapphire Valley, Lake Glenville and Lake Toxaway is the abundant and vibrant array of flowers native to North Carolina that decorate the mountain terrain during the spring, summer, and fall months. Add a handful of flowering trees along with a wide variety of non-indigenous blooming plants, and you might believe you are living amongst a botanical garden in your own backyard of the Blue Ridge Mountains.

Why Do Flowers Grow So Well in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Western North Carolina?

 It seems that a good majority of the year, a multitude of flowers bloom in succession from one to the next. From spring’s bright and dazzling yellow hues of…

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