Land of Nipigon

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Edible and medicinal Wild plants and mushrooms

 

Berries, plants, nuts, grasses and common “weeds” grow here in Northwest Ontario. Used as food and or medicines for common ailments, if you know what to look for and what to watch out for, there are treasures out there.

Medicinal plants by definition are edible, however as with anything, to much of some plants can cause adverse reactions. Please be aware of intake restrictions and potential adverse reactions.

Mushrooms offer unique opportunities and reservations amongst wild edibles. Check out our edible mushroom guide to help identify the edible mushrooms in NW Ontario.

WILD AND MEDICINAL PLANTS

LAMBS QUARTERS
JOE PYE WEED
CATTAILS
LABRADOR TEA
CLOVER (RED)
CLOVER (WHITE)
CLOVER (SWEET WHITE)
GOLDENROD
BULL THISTLE
NEW ENGLAND ASTER
ST. JOHNS WORT
PINEAPPLEWEED
PEARLY EVERLASTING
YARROW (COMMON)
YARROW (FERN LEAF)
OXEYE DAISY
SOW THISTLE
ROSES (ROSEHIPS)
PLAINTAIN (BROAD LEAF)
QUEEN ANNES LACE

MUSHROOMS OF THE AREA

LOBSTER
SCALY HEDGEHOG (HAWKSWING)
HEDGEHOG (SWEET TOOTH)
CHANTERELLE
CHAGA
HONEY MUSHROOMS
OYSTER MUSHROOMS
BOLETES
CROWN TIPPED CORAL MUSHROOMS
FLAT TOP CORAL
LIONS MANE
MOREL
PIG EARS
LARCH BOLETE
BIRCH BOLETE
KING BOLETE (PORCINI)
PUFF BALLS
SHAGGY MANE

 

Land of Nipigon Travelers Map

GPS Enabled Smartmap (Requires Avenza Offline Map App) PDF downloadable Version of the Land of Nipigon. Complete with fishing locations, things to do, things to see.

Land of Nipigon Adventure Guide

Download the full guidebook! Maps, information, pictures and advice to visiting the Land of Nipigon.
19MB PDF

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