I left work at 3:45 and got myself home as quick as I could to pick up the dog (the wife and daughter are out of town) and get west of town for some mushroom hunting. Unfortunately the state is paving the road every five miles so the drive took an extra 15 minuets. When you are racing against the sun going down at 6:45 every minuet stuck in traffic seems like eternity. I parked, checked my compass to see which direction the road was, and took off. I kept up a fast pace and managed to find about three or four gallons of Chantrelles in an hour and a half.
One load before being processed for dehydrating: