Mushroom Hunters

Mushroom hunters often use dogs to sniff out morels, chanterelles, and porcini mushrooms. (Courtesy of Simon & Schuster )
Mushroom hunting dog

Mushroom hunting dog

Mushroom hunters often use dogs to sniff out morels, chanterelles, and porcini mushrooms.

Mushroom hunting in Montana

In Montana, mushroom foragers stand with a day's haul. It's not uncommon for people to gather hundreds of pounds of mushrooms in a single outing.

Mushroom hunting in Montana
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Foraging for mushrooms

A mushroom hunter foraging in the forest.

Foraging for mushrooms
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Langdon Cook

Langdon Cook forages for mushrooms in the Yukon. His latest book, The Mushroom Hunters, delves into the secretive subculture of mushrooming.

Langdon Cook
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Harvesting mushrooms

With his knife, a forager harvests a mushroom. Wild mushrooms are among a chef's most prized and coveted ingredients.

Harvesting mushrooms
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A mushroom

Mushrooms comes in all shapes and sizes. Langdon Cook's new book, The Mushroom Hunters, explores the secretive culture of mushrooming.

A mushroom
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Campfire

Standing around a campfire for warmth, a mushroom hunter camps for the night.

Campfire
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Shipping container

A shipping container serves as a base for mushroom hunters.

Shipping container
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A man foraging for mushrooms in the woods

A man foraging for mushrooms in the woods.

A man foraging for mushrooms in the woods
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