Have you ever been caught by noxers while out on the trail?

One time while digging around a fallen tree, we were startled by the sudden question “looking for mushrooms?” It was a little old lady and a dog who made absolutely no noise as they sneaked up on us. It was almost as if they floated along with the wind down the trail. “Yes,” I meekly replied, “but I’m mostly just curious. I wouldn’t trust anything that I found not to be poisonous.” She responded that she was also curious and shared the same concern. After the brief exchange, the wind picked up and she drifted on down the trail.

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