Foraging Tours and Classes in Alabama


< < -Back To Index (By State)

Foraging Tours, Walks, Classes, and Groups (Updated for 2021)

The list below has been curated to include only those groups and foragers that schedule regular events and are currently active. Please email us about any broken links or incorrect links so we can keep the list updated. If you offer classes or scheduled foraging events feel free to contact us about being added to the list.- eattheplanet.org@gmail.com

Search United States or Canada or United Kingdom

Adjacent States

Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, Tennessee

1. Alabama Mushroom Society

Alabama Mushroom Society is a group whose focus is on learning and identifying mushrooms. Its’ mission is to gather people with the same interest and educate them about fungi through mushroom foraging and plant walks.

2. Gulf States Mycological Society

Gulf States Mycological Society is an organization that was created to promote the appreciation and to further the study of fungal flora on the Gulf Coast. This society offers forays and other activities.

Note: No update on their activity page as of the moment. This might have been affected by the COVID-19 situation. Please check from time to time to see if the page has been updated.

3. The Southern Herbalist

Darryl Paton is the owner of The Southern Herbalist and spends most of his time hunting, gathering, and working with medicinal plants. He offers classes on medicinal and wild edibles and herbalism.



Many of our readers find that subscribing to Eat The Planet is the best way to make sure they don't miss any of our valuable information about wild edibles.

Like our facebook page for additional articles and updates.

Follow us on Twitter @EatThePlanetOrg

See our privacy policy for more information about ads on this site

One Response

  1. Trying to find someone in or around mobile Alabama who teaches foraging and provides proper plant identification. From what I have read in the foragers guide to wild foods. Way too many look a like to trust myself from a picture with the description.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

Honey Mushrooms, a Bittersweet Find

Note: Because Armillaria species are quite similar to some inedible “little brown mushrooms”, to include the highly toxic deadly galerina (Galerina marginata), and because they

Read More »