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Pawpaw

http://www.npr.org/sections/thesalt/2011/09/29/140894570/the-pawpaw-foraging-for-americas-forgotten-fruit

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The Sickener

I don’t know what people made the edits, or what, but I’m glad to see what I believe to be accurate info. about the sickener in a prominent place: "The mushroom’s common names refer to the gastrointestinal distress they cause … Continue reading

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2 January, 2017 02:58

Is this Reishi, or perhaps something resembling it? Also, I noticed the picture showing it cooked shows it in soups and/or stews. Have you any knowledge/experience of using it this way? Pics: http://mushroomobserver.org/266021

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Elaeagnus umbellata (autumnberries)

Today I went to try making clear autumn olive juice, but didn’t succeed. I used a Kitchenaid food strainer, which separated the seeds, pulp, and juice into three separate parts. Pictured is the the juice after sitting for ~5 hours, … Continue reading

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16 October, 2016 19:48

My mystery mushroom: http://mushroomobserver.org/257037?q=2qwPQ

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pictures

What are these two plants? The dark blue berries on the planted bush are fairly tasty. The Woody plant with a maple-like leaves is nicely scented and has a pretty flavorful taste, though strong. >

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Amanita muscaria fully formed caps, parboiled

According to the below, it is 10-15 in boiling water (see details). what I wonder is would fully formed caps need slicing. Slicing does increase surface area, but they are already so thin and the chemicals are so soluble in … Continue reading

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