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Get going now on functional foods to stave off springtime sniffles. Article in Durango Telegraph
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Monday’s Mushroom, Episode 24: Wood Ear Mushrooms
Wood Ear Mushrooms Auricularia Jelly Ear Wild Mushrooms
Wild Plants in the Garden: California Poppy
California Poppy Eschscholzia californica Wild Plants Calming Herbs Pain Herbs
Monday’s Mushroom, Episode 22: “Winter” Mushrooms
Red Belted Conk (Fomitopsis schrenkii) Artist's Conk (Ganoderma applanatum) Aspen Bracket (Phellinius tremulae)
Monday’s Mushroom, Episode 21: Inky Caps
Shaggy Mane Mushroom Alcohol Inky Cap Mushroom
Monday’s Mushroom, Episode 20: Bird’s Nest Fungi
Wild mushrooms Bird's Nest Fungi
On Cannabis Endophytes: An answer to a question
Originally published in Plant Healer Quarterly, Vol. IX, Edition IV (Winter 2019/2020) During my 2019 class at the Confluence on the endophytes of medicinal plants, someone asked if Cannabis has endophytes, and whether I would speak on the topic. They were curious, for instance, whether the endophytes in Cannabis influence cannabinoid production....
Monday’s Mushroom, Episode 19 – The Grisette
Amanita vaginata Grisette
Wild Plants in the Garden: Stinging Nettle
Urtica dioica Medicinal plants Gardening Wild plants
Kiabab Slippery Jacks growing in town!
All images (c) Anna Marija Helt/Osadha Natural Health, LLC. Not to reproduced without written permission. Looks like mushroom season is happening after all, despite a dry fall/winter/spring. Thank you, monsoons! These are Suillus kiababensis growing under Ponderosa Pines, with which they have a mycorrhizal relationship.And the underside,...
Monday’s Mushroom, Episode 14: Making spore prints
Easy and fun to do, mushroom spore printing is also an important step in mushroom identification. Spore prints are when you collect spores en masse from the mushroom cap. By doing that, you can see spore color, which would otherwise be impossible without a microscope.
Rocky Mountain Medicinal Plant Walk – Part 13
Wild Rose Pedicularis Lousewort Rocky Mountains Medicinal Plants
Rocky Mountain Medicinal Plant Walk – Part 12
Yarrow Stinging Nettles Shrubby Cinquefoil Rocky Mountains Medicinal Plants
Rocky Mountain Medicinal Plant Walk – Part 10
Wild Plants Cow Parsnip Bottlebrush Horsetail Herb Walk Rocky Mountains Medicinal Plants
Rocky Mountain Medicinal Plant Walk – Part 9
Wild Plants Arnica Cleavers Meadow Rue Herb Walk Rocky Mountains
Rocky Mountain Medicinal Plant Walk – Part 11
Wild Plants Elder Elderberry Jacob's Ladder Herb Walk Rocky Mountains
Meet Your Digestive System – Part 1
Digestion Part 2 of series Part 3 of series Part 4 of series
Rocky Mountain Medicinal Plant Walk – Part 8
Twinberry Honeysuckle Raspberry Blackberry Star Solomon's Plume
Rocky Mountain Medicinal Plant Walk – Part 7
Oregon Grape Solomon's Plume Herb Walk Wild Plants Rocky Mountains