Wolf’s Milk Slime Mold Growing on Old Tree Stump

On a walk through the woods where I live, I came across a slime mold known as Wolf’s Milk (Lycogala Epidendrum). Visually, this slime mold resembles a fungus, and it even releases spores like a puffball mushroom, but slime molds are eukaryotic organisms and not part of the fungi kingdom, even though back in the … Continue reading “Wolf’s Milk Slime Mold Growing on Old Tree Stump”

Alien Looking Mushroom I Came Across – Possible Elfin Saddle (Gyromitra Infula)

I take walks through the woods where I live every day. And every day I get amazed by the splendid variety of fauna and flora I encounter. Earlier this fall, I came across a weird looking fungus the likes of which I had not seen before. It almost seemed alien looking. I was pretty sure … Continue reading “Alien Looking Mushroom I Came Across – Possible Elfin Saddle (Gyromitra Infula)”

My Adventures at Injured Badger Hole – Episode 02

After leaving the cardboard box with food scraps in front of the burrow of the injured badger as seen in the Episode one of the series, my adventures continued with me making preparations for a more substantial meal for the badger. I made sure I had everything ready to return to the location the following … Continue reading “My Adventures at Injured Badger Hole – Episode 02”

My Adventures at Injured Badger Hole – Episode 01

On my daily strolls through the woods where I live, I came upon a burrow of a European Badger (Meles Meles). This particular one was the third badger burrow I found – the first unfortunately did not have any badgers living there, and a group of wood rats took over the dens. The second one … Continue reading “My Adventures at Injured Badger Hole – Episode 01”

Science Proven Health Benefits of Cordyceps, Reishi and Ginger + How I Make Them Into Tea

In this video I demonstrate how I make a tea from Cordyceps, Reishi and Ginger. Below is the transcript of the text on the science backed health benefits of each – Cordyceps, Reishi as well as Ginger. Links to the cited studies will be at the end of the post: Cordiceps Cordyceps is actually a … Continue reading “Science Proven Health Benefits of Cordyceps, Reishi and Ginger + How I Make Them Into Tea”