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Rose Basking in the hedgerows or adorning our gardens, heady with fragrance so compelling & transporting, that for thousands of years, it has been associated with magic, mysticism, esoteric secrets, sacred sexuality, the emergence of a higher consciousness & divine feminine power. Whether it’s a savoury, as in the above…

Lime/Linden:  Tilia sp.    The Linden or Lime tree, spread across much of Europe, at the end of the last ice age, around 8000 BC. In fact, it was the dominant broad leaved species across much of England and Wales, not Oak, as many would believe. Once a common sight…

Reminiscent of a heady summer day, these sweet treats are floral and earthy at the same time.  I can’t claim that this is a healthy snack, but the health benefits of both Rose and Chaga are well documented.   Rose petals are mildly sedative, antiseptic, anti-inflammatory and anti-parasitic.  They’re also…

It’s early in the year, and the perfect time to start learning to forage as the season kicks off. You may be inspired and excited, but also wondering where to start. Start with One Overwhelm is the enemy. We recommend starting with a wild plant that is super distinctive, abundant…

How to Safely Identify The Edible Puffball Family of Mushrooms Puffball mushrooms overall are a very common and easy to identify family, one of the safest for beginners. It’s one of the first species that I remembered the Latin name for. Lycopodium roughly translates to ‘Wolfs Fart’ I guess it’s…

An exploration of Ganoderma species and how to identify, harvest and prepare them.  Herbal Uses for the Reishi Mushroom Knowledge and use of Reishi mushroom(s) in the western world have recently ballooned. When a group of mushrooms are referred to with the same name, the group is known as a…

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