Index for Album F-1999-11-28: Foraging in Prospect Park - Nov 28, 1999

A "Wildman" Steve Brill foraging tour of Prospect Park, Brooklyn.

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1 Hedge Mustard Hedge Mustard
Scientific name: Sisymbrium officinale

2 Hedge Mustard Hedge Mustard
Scientific name: Sisymbrium officinale

3 Hedge Mustard Hedge Mustard
Scientific name: Sisymbrium officinale

4 Lambs-Quarters Lambs-Quarters
Scientific name: Chenopodium album

5 Lambs-Quarters Lambs-Quarters. Here’s some that’s six feet tall!
Scientific name: Chenopodium album

6 White Snakeroot - poisonous White Snakeroot - poisonous. Wildman holding some and telling the story of the cows eating it and poisoning people drinking the milk.
Scientific name: Ageratina altissima

7 Field Garlic (Wild Onions) Field Garlic (Wild Onions)
Scientific name: Allium vineale

8 Artist's conk mushroom (Ganoderma applanatum) - medicinal Artist’s conk mushroom (Ganoderma applanatum) - medicinal, not edible.
Scientific name: Ganoderma applanatum

9 Gout Weed Gout Weed
Scientific name: Aegopodium podagraria

10 Gout Weed Gout Weed
Scientific name: Aegopodium podagraria

11 Oyster Mushroom Oyster Mushroom

12 Oyster Mushroom Oyster Mushroom. Lots of them!

13 Oyster Mushroom - Wildman holding some Oyster Mushroom - Wildman holding some.

14 Oyster Mushroom Oyster Mushroom. More of them.

15 Oyster Mushroom Oyster Mushroom. These were found by a couple not on the tour.

16 Turkey Tail Mushroom Turkey Tail Mushroom
Scientific name: Trametes versicolor

17 Common Blackberry - out of season Common Blackberry - out of season.
Scientific name: Rubus laciniatus

18 Pokeberry - poisonous Pokeberry - poisonous. Steve giving a story.
Scientific name: Phytolacca americana

19 Crepidotus Mushroom - not good to eat Crepidotus Mushroom - not good to eat.

20 Crepidotus Mushroom - not good to eat Crepidotus Mushroom - not good to eat.

21 Chicory Chicory
Scientific name: Cichorium intybus

22 Northern Bay Berry (wild bay leaves) Northern Bay Berry (wild bay leaves)
Scientific name: Myrica pensylvanica

23 Poor Man's Pepper Poor Man’s Pepper
Scientific name: Lepidium virginicum

24 Poor Man's Pepper Poor Man’s Pepper
Scientific name: Lepidium virginicum

25 Poor Man's Pepper Poor Man’s Pepper
Scientific name: Lepidium virginicum

26 Wild Parsnips Wild Parsnips. A nice patch.

27 Wild Parsnips Wild Parsnips. Wildman starting to dig up the first one.

28 Burdock Burdock. Second year.
Scientific name: Arctium species

29 Burdock Burdock. First year.
Scientific name: Arctium species

30 Mugwort Mugwort
Scientific name: Artemisia vulgaris

31 Chickweed Chickweed
Scientific name: Stellaria media

32 Curly Dock (Yellow Dock) Curly Dock (Yellow Dock)
Scientific name: Rumex crispus

33 Common Blue Violet Common Blue Violet
Scientific name: Viola papilionacea

34 Gingko. Leaves and a few fruits Gingko. Leaves and a few fruits.
Scientific name: Ginkgo biloba

35 Beefstake (Shiso) Beefstake (Shiso)
Scientific name: Perilla frutescens

36 Ragweed - not edible Ragweed - not edible.
Scientific name: Ambrosia artemisiifolia

37 Ground Ivy Ground Ivy

38 Velvet Foot Mushroom  (commercially is Enotake) - too old to eat Velvet Foot Mushroom (commercially is Enotake) - too old to eat.
Scientific name: Flammulina velutipes

39 Wineberry (Wild Raspberry) - out of season Wineberry (Wild Raspberry) - out of season.
Scientific name: Rubus phoenicolasius

40 Bitter Dock - not as good Bitter Dock - not as good, too bitter.
Scientific name: Rumex obtusifolius

41 Wild Lettuce Wild Lettuce
Scientific name: Lactuca canadensis

42 Wild Lettuce Wild Lettuce
Scientific name: Lactuca canadensis

43 Osage Orange - not edible Osage Orange - not edible, reputed to keep away roaches.
Scientific name: Maclura pomifera


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