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Wild Food List for May (UK)

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Three-cornered leek
Dandelion flowers
Stinging Nettle
Bramble Shoots
Daisy leaf
Primrose
Bistort
Carrageen
Cow Parsley
Fairy-ring Champignon
Hawthorn leaves
Chicken of the Woods
Hop Shoots
Morel
Sea Beet
 
St George's mushroom
 
Sweet violet
 
Tansy leaves
Greater Plantain
Ribwort Plantain
Alexanders (the flowers)
*These are just some of the wild edibles you will find in the UK this month.
 
Comments (4)
4 Wednesday, 18 May 2016 18:39
Ashley Cawley
Great suggestion Gill I will add that to the list, thank you. Infact the first time I had Chicken of the Woods was in a big communal omlet that myself and group had in the woods :-) Fond memories.
3 Wednesday, 18 May 2016 16:04
Gill Rushton
Could I also add Chicken of the Woods fungus,great in omlets.
2 Wednesday, 18 May 2016 16:02
Gill Rushton
You can make them into jam,but not edible raw due to hairs in the inside and very tart taste.
1 Thursday, 22 May 2014 16:20
Richard
Are Hawthorne berries edible?

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UK Wild Food - Jan

Listed here are Wild Foods that should be available in parts of the UK in January.

Dandelion
Nettle
Daisy leaf

Gorse flower
Greater Plantain
Ribwort Plantain
Buck's Horn Plantain (coastal)
Scurvy Grass
Hogweed
Chickweed
Sea beet
Sea Radish
Pennywort (particularly good at the moment)
hawkbit
Watercress
Alexanders (very good at the moment)
Chirvil (be very careful , as Hemlock Water-Dropwort is starting to sprout now and looks very similar, but is deadly poisonous!)
Cleavers
Sea Purslane
Rock Samphire (still usable, but a bit over now, coastal)
Yarrow
Rose Hips
Common Sorrel
Ivy-Leaved Toadflax
Wood sorrel
Three-cornered leek
seaweeds

*These are just some of the wild edibles you will find in the UK this month.

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