Tag: foraging

foraging and herbal medicine go hand in glove. Herbal remedies are easily produced at home because they involve extracting and/or preserving plant material using age-old processes like macerating in vinegar, oil or alcohol, preserved by drying or using a potent source of sugar or salt, or fermenting into a condiment…

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…

Field blewit / Autumn / Edible Scientific name Lepista (clytocybe) saeva Family Tricholomataceae Habitat Grasslands and sometimes in open woodland. Preferring limestone or chalk. Description Medium sized whitish capped mushroom, its most distinguishing feature is its purple stem. Identifying features: Cap:  Smooth pale buff brown to cream coloured cap that…

Foraging in Sussex The deep south of the country provides a really interesting and varied foraging location. There is variety and abundance all through the year and often certain things will even thrive in winter due to the slightly milder temperatures experienced in Sussex.  There are some great finds to…

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