Monthly Archives: August 2016

tasty (?) berries of jack in the pulpit & more on jack in the pulpit

Particularly tasty plants I’ve tasted aren’t particularly toxic. I tried tasting and spitting most of a fully ripe berry of what I think was Arum maculatum (jack in the pulpit). See attached photo. It was sweet & overall pretty tasty, … Continue reading

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Mushrooms mean the tree is doomed? Yes or no.

The term for a plant that uses mycorrhizal mycelium (mycelium is the organism that produces mushrooms) is ectomycorrhiza, which can be read about here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ectomycorrhizal Some plants won’t even live without mycorrhizal mycelium. Therefore, while some mushrooms indicate a tree … Continue reading

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recipe and pic

purslane (grows wild in plenty in my garden area and around it), yellow peppers, cherry tomatoes, salt, pepper, evoo, and balsamic vinegar. Add pasta for a more substantial and less dense experience.

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