Jun 30, 2022
Bill O'Dea is a passionate Irish Mycophagist who has been running mushroom hunts in Ireland and abroad since 1996. He also speaks internationally at Mushroom festivals in Spain, France and Turkey.
As well as his love of foraging mushrooms and other wild foods, Bill enjoys sharing his knowledge on the fascinating, amusing and sometimes horrific aspects of fungi and their relationship to the planet and the other natural kingdoms.
Bill studied fungi at UCD. He is an active member of the Association of Foragers(a UK/European wide professional foragers group) and an Irish delegate for the Slow Food Salone del Gusto.
He runs several public mushroom hunts in Autumn every year and is also available for private events.