Wild Food Mary

Foraging, education, wild liqueurs – as seen on RTE (Lords & Ladles, Dermot's Secret Garden) & the Irish Times


Fungi Mushrooms

Last minute walk and picnic date


horse mushroom and blewits 23rd Nov

Saturday November 5th 2016, this date has just become free and I’m off to the woods to picnic and explore. If you would like to join me please call 087 7418536 ASAP, Thanks.

Meantime have a look in recipes for very tasty mushroom butter.





George n me @ Ballincard, OffalySunny April DinnerMe n oys stumpAugust 2014, Beara, Cadamstown 057Maamturks Aug and Boora n Mush 023Maamturks Aug and Boora n Mush 029oyster pic1mush Chantarelle basket 1jew's ear fungus With Denis Healy's Wicklow Horsemushroom and chickweed 23rd Nov Fly Agaric 2 Hedgehog mushroom field mushroom Dryad growing on tree Cep 3 Dryad's saddle showing good size to eat

Walks & Workshops

Extra date 2017.

Mary has added an extra workshop for 2017.

  • Sunday December 10th @ Nenagh, run in conjunction with Steeples this will be a farm, wood and wetland walk followed by indoor lunch and workshop. Book with folks @ Steeples or through Mary 087 7418536 cost €50 includes lunch and tastings.


2018 dates, here are some dates for 2018, more will be added.

  • March 10th
  • May 12th
  • September 22nd
  • October 13th


  • March 11th
  • May 13th
  • September 23rd
  • October 14th

 Mary offers workshops to schools, primary, post primary, College and private groups, just call to discus  your own specially tailored event. See below for some scheduled dates.

Workshops can be themed around such topics as fun with wild flowers and plants. Biodiversity, Natural health boosters, wine-making. Fungi… So if you are looking for an unusual gift or a fun educational/cooking experience contact Mar


  • PLEASE  NOTE: workshops subject to minimum of 6 people, max 15.



To arrange a workshop for your family or group, home or away, please contact Mary.

mush Chantarelle basket 1

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