California Mushroom Picking: The Freest People in the World

For some wild mushroom pickers, picking mushrooms is a last resort for income, but the job comes with a level of relaxation that is not found elsewhere.

Man Picking Mushrooms
Mushroom pickers in Northern California pick the entire year-round. For some, the job is a last resort, but it comes with some comfort.
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