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Trametes discolor Double Extraction

I already touched upon some of the details regarding the process of double extraction in my first post on foraging for wild medicinal mushrooms which you can check out right… 953 more words

Mushrooms

Yucca Blossom Fritters

The genus Yucca has 40-50 species, mainly in the US Southwest and Mexico. Most have edible flowers, fruits/seeds, and flower stalks, and some have edible roots (when processed). 168 more words

Articles

CLASPING VENUS' LOOKING-GLASS (Triodanis perfoliata)

WHAT FLORIDA NATIVE PLANT IS BLOOMING TODAY?: CLASPING VENUS’ LOOKING-GLASS (Triodanis perfoliata)

Dainty, small, easily overlooked, except by the small bees who enjoy it.

Learn: … 40 more words

Florida Native Plant

RUGEL'S HOARYPEA (Tephrosia rugelii)

WHAT FLORIDA NATIVE PLANT IS BLOOMING TODAY?: RUGELS HOARYPEA (Tephrosia rugelii)

Endemic.

This is Tephrosia spp., likely rugelii

Tephrosia, a member of the pea family is interesting in that the flowers change colors at times appearing white, pink and even a deep red. 31 more words

Florida Native Plant

Ethnobotany: Holy Basil

Every year I try to grow a few things in my garden that I have never grown before. This year one of those things is holy basil. 489 more words

Plants

Wermuth Wormwood Ale

Wormwood is an herb famous for it’s wickedly bitter bite. There are few things, even in my experience sampling different wild and cultivated medicinal plants, that quite reach this level of bitterness. 1,389 more words

Fermentation

The Serpent and the Rainbow, by Wade Davis

The Serpent and the Rainbow, by Wade Davis
Simon and Schuster, 1985
297 pages

Not sure what initially compelled me to buy The Serpent and the Rainbow… 1,294 more words

Book Review