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Now we come to the adventuring part of this year’s mushroom hunting posts. As mentioned in my previous post, I’m getting pretty good at locating and picking the “beginner mushrooms” local to our area. This means that I’ve been turning my eye to other prospects,...

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Because c’mon, the only people who are really reading this already know that juggling toddlers and various other aspects of adult life are not entirely compatible with keeping a regular writing schedule. But you know what was actually on schedule this year? Mushroom season!

Yeah, great...

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A couple posts back, I shared a photo of some wild hedgehog mushrooms (Hydnum repandum) I collected in the forest adjacent to our house. We are lucky enough to have some very choice mushroom species grow practically in our backyard — not usually enough for more than a small meal here and...

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Thought I’d stick up some photos of our harvest last month. I didn’t bother keeping track of the weights or quantities, but we are getting a fair amount of fruit this year. Berries of all kinds flourished while our apples didn’t do so well. The vegetables were something of a...

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It’s nettle season! I was out picking nettles in the garden the other day and remembered that some friends had expressed interest in them — so I invited them to come over and help themselves to my ample crop rather than forage around town and country for them as they were. Another f...

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Because it’s July and suddenly I can’t keep up with all the stuff there is to do out there! With prime berry picking season just around the corner, it’s about to get really crazy here at Casa Kerfuffle.

07022012 chickweed
07022012 spinach
07032012 chickweed

07032012 lettuce and spinach
07032012 strawberries
07032012 wild strawberries

07042012 chickweed
07042012 cilantro
07062012 strawberries

07072012 mixed greens
07082012 strawberries

The actual numbers:

07/02
210g chickweed Stellaria media (frozen)
160g spinach Spinacia oleracea “Campania F1″(frozen)

07/03
400g chickweed (frozen)
150g lettuce Lactuca sativa “Salad Bowl” and “American Brown” & spinach (frozen)
1400g garden strawberries (eaten)
10g wild strawberries Fragaria vesca(frozen)

07/04
540g chickweed (frozen)
60g cilantro Coriandrum sativum(frozen)

07/06
2080g garden strawberries (half frozen, half eaten)
30g wild strawberries (eaten)

07/07
540g mixed greens (spinach, 2 lettuces, chickweed, purple deadnettle Lamium purpureum) (frozen)

07/08
2000g strawberries (half eaten, half frozen)

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