A Wild Chicken Dinner

Foraged by four-year-olds

By Bailey Lininger

Mushroom hunting is a source of true, unadulterated joy for my forest school students. They memorize mushroom names with the same fervent effort that other kids their age devote to the characters of Frozen II or Paw Patrol, and the complicated titles roll off their tongues with surprising clarity: turkey tail, chicken of the woods, pol…

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