Author: Vicky Manning

Lichens are symbiotic associations between a fungus (mycobiont) and a green alga or cyanobacterium (photobiont) through this blog post we’re going to be looking at lichens as food. This relationship can range from mutualism to controlled parasitism.  Although the Fungal element of the Lichen does no obvious harm to the…

Through this piece we’re going to take a look at, what I think, is the top 6 things to Forage in the Woods. If you’re someone who loves spending time in nature and discovering new things, then this post is for you. Foraging in the woods is an exciting and…

Through this piece we’re going to be looking at some of the most common & best things to when foraging in fields. If you’re someone who loves the great outdoors, exploring new places, and discovering new things, then you’re in for a treat. Foraging is a fun and fulfilling activity…

Through this piece we’re going to take a look at Where to forage porcini mushrooms. They can be found growing with Birch, Beech, Oak, Pine, Spruce and Fir, (for the doubters of this out there, my friend found a lovely haul in a predominantly Fir woodland last August after the…

True Chanterelles or False Chanterelles – it’s a question we might find asking ourselves when we’re out foraging for Chanterelles, to help you forage for the right thing we’ve put together a full piece outlining the key differences between the two.   At first glance, it’s easy enough to see…

Through this piece we’re going to take a look at The Differences Between Yew and Firs. Why? because Yew is a poisonous species of tree native to the British Isles.  Firs are a fragrant group of trees with edible properties, that have been introduced to Britain, from around the world,…

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Through this piece, we’re going to take a look at The potential of foraging a Paleo Diet, and what it is to truly forage for food. What was the true Paleolithic diet, what does the modern paleo diet look like, and what’s the potential for us to eat and live…