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Collared earthstars

You can’t have a blog named Earthstar without including, every now and then, a few photos of the Earthstar fungi for which it was named. I was pleased to see this little colony of… 12 more words


Cure for my pain.

Finally – I hope – I have found a cure for my Gout pain – KEFIR.
I will tell you shortly how I come to that conclusion. 385 more words


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Delicate chanterelles, ruddy bright-capped russula, saffron milk cap lactarius deliciosus, and of course the wonderfully earthy boletus edulis, known to the French as… 1,789 more words


Carbohydrates, Not Animal Fats, Linked to Heart Disease Across 42 European Countries

A study of 42 European countries found lower cardiovascular disease and mortality among countries that consumed more fats and animal protein. Higher cardiovascular mortality was linked to carbohydrate consumption. 659 more words

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On the forest floor

The Daily Post word prompt: Mushroom

I love finding and photographing mushrooms, toadstools and all fungi that I come across. Here is a selection of some of my finds… 102 more words


The "Wood Wide Web": a Network for Plants

Did you hear about the “wood wide web” that describes the communication services provided by fungi to trees and plants? It is true that clusters of fungus colonize the roots of trees and plants and provide a very effective underground communication system.   370 more words

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It’s Fungi Friday!

I needed a fungi fix so went for a wander around a couple of my old haunts, Heath Park and Cathays Cemetery, both in Cardiff. Here’s what I found …