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Conopodium majus: Pignuts and How to Forage for them

Conopodium majus: Pignuts and How to Forage for them

The pignut, Conopodium majus, is one of the most palatable wild foods. The tuber can be eaten raw and is very tasty. To the uninitiated, pignuts can be hard to spot, particularly in the spring. But once you’ve been shown and know in which places to look, they are surprisingly common. Leaves appear in the spring, then…

Animal Tracks and Sign – Deer, Badgers and Owls

Animal Tracks and Sign – Deer, Badgers and Owls

Tracking is a passion of mine. One of the things I love doing, even when I’m out for a leisurely walk in the woods, is looking for tracks and sign left by animals. Even if you don’t see the animal, looking at the sign they have left behind can provide a fascinating insight…