Resourcefulness and flexibility are vital traits if you want to be a successful forager. When fishing’s bad, switch to crabs. If crabbing’s bad, switch to clams. If all else fails, look to the plants to sustain you.
After having never even knowing of their existence for the first 30 years of my life, I’ve recently been cooking with matsutake mushrooms a lot. I got a great price on a batch from Oregon, and I’d already bought some dried ones. After cooking with them fresh and dried for several weeks, I now feel qualified