Edible Mushrooms – Mendocino Mushroom Festival

Having eaten a beautiful and delicious mushroom meal at the Stanford Inn to celebrate our anniversary and the Mendocino Mushroom festival we had one more thing to do before leaving… The day prior Eric and I had collected some hedgehog and chantarelle mushrooms on our guided mushroom walk.  I cleaned the mushrooms as best I … Continue reading Edible Mushrooms – Mendocino Mushroom Festival

Mendocino Mushroom Festival Part Two – Stanford Inn Mushroom Dinner

We made reservations Friday night at the Stanford in for the Mushroom dinner.  It did not disappoint.  The Stanford Inn is a Vegan restaurant so having a five course mushroom dinner seems apropos.  The photos are a little dark because the room was a little dark.  But, please enjoy the menu, the mushroom “bacon” flat … Continue reading Mendocino Mushroom Festival Part Two – Stanford Inn Mushroom Dinner

MacKerricher State Park, Northern California

Welcome to my favorite California State Park, MacKerricher State Park , located north of Mendocino, California.  I can’t say enough about this gorgeous beachside park.  Seals, tide pools, rock arches, beaches, whales if you are lucky, seasonal mushrooms, trails, fresh water lake, camping, what more can one ask for? Do you have a park or … Continue reading MacKerricher State Park, Northern California