There is nothing like chanterelle mushroom picking here in the Pacific Northwest. The thrill! the chase! associated with this gorgeous, gold-fluted fungus really cannot be replicated. So today, equipped with plastic bags and scissors, the family and I set out to capture these curly-cupped creatures. After picking at three locations, we returned with a hefty bounty of about one kilo. Now I just have to figure out what to do with all these mushrooms….