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  • This hedgerow that lines the lane where my daughter lives, is so important for flower, birds, insects, butterflies and me breathing in the intoxicating scent of herbs.

    I have met many German and Finnish people who still have the knowledge of identifying and collecting edible mushrooms in the woods and herbs to heal and eat in the wild countryside.

    I wish I had grown up in the culture of foraging for healthy food. I am trying to collect the names of all the species that line this lane. Who knows I might be confident enough to use them daily in my meals.
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