edible mushrooms in Georgia

Georgia is home to many species of choice edible mushrooms.
One popular edible mushroom found in Georgia is the Chanterelle.

More so, it is often collected during the season and can weigh up to 300 pounds.
Another edible shrooms found in Georgia is the Hens of the Woods (Grifola frondosa).

It appears in late summer and continues through fall.

Golden chanterelles
Pecan truffle
Wood ear
Turkey tail
Oyster mushrooms
Two-colored bolete
Georgia also has common wild mushrooms, including Chanterelles and Psilocybe cubensis.
Some popular edible mushrooms in Georgia include:
Indigo milk cap
Red chanterelle
Ornate-stalked bolete
Lion’s Mane Mushroom
Chicken of the woods
Pear mushroom

Please note that when foraging for mushrooms, it is important to have proper knowledge and identification skills to ensure you are picking the correct edible varieties.

Always exercise caution and consult with an expert if you are unsure about the safety of a mushroom.