Monthly Archives: December 2014

pigeon pea & veggie soup (including fresh common mallow) with detoxified pickled Lactarius and detoxified Amanita muscaria

I’ve found adding common mallow leaves to soup w/o any preparation besides chopping works well, because it softens up nicely during the cooking process. Mallow can also survive sub-freezing temperatures to a good degree, so it remains available in many … Continue reading

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roadside foraging

Perhaps underlying my points in the attached are inconsistencies in how people make foraging decisions vs other eating decisions. Isn’t it funny that many people will eat produce from grocery stores and restaurants that were grown with herbacides, pesticides, fungicides, … Continue reading

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foraging near roads, etc.

I commented on this topic in an article: http://issuu.com/naturalawakeningsfairfield/docs/na_ffc_0814_digital/0 Use the above link, search for “schaperow”, then you’ll see it. Or, to see some or a segment of the section I was in, see the picture in this blog entry. … Continue reading

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A. muscaria flavor analysis & w/stipes vs. caps

A. muscaria flavor analysis & w/stipes vs. caps. via A. muscaria flavor analysis & w/stipes vs. caps.

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A. muscaria flavor analysis & w/stipes vs. caps

(Also posted to my blog, https://foraging4ct.wordpress.com/): I’ve now tried 2 specimens of fresh, post-boiled, A. muscaria. I continue to find the stipes are pretty bland, while the caps are pretty flavorful (even a tad of sweetness). But, my 2 specimens … Continue reading

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