Foraging Winter Mushrooms: Velvet Shank

Discover this great winter wild food this winter, probably growing near you, perfect for foraging. Bushcraft instructor James Kendall shows you Velvet Shank (Flammulina velutipes) probably winter's best edible mushroom.

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Top 3 Tricks To Identify Any Tree

Learn 3 effective techniques which will help you identify any tree out in the countryside. If you've ever wondered, "what tree is that?" then try these proven techniques which will get you a lot closer to your answer. I've found them to be very effective.

This video is a sample from an online course I've created called The Complete Tree ID Course. If you enjoyed this and would like to know more, along with getting video lectures, photo galleries, cheat sheets and more then you can sign yup now for my FREE introductory course Kickstart Your Tree ID Skills. Enroll right here:

I created the course because my students wanted to be able to understand what they were looking at when out in the countryside. So, The Complete Tree ID Course will take you from clueless to confident on your journey to becoming a fully-fledged Tree Expert. Let me help you see the trees from the wood.

Top 3 Tricks To Identify Any Tree

Learn 3 effective techniques which will help you identify any tree out in the countryside. If you've ever wondered, "what tree is that?" then try these proven techniques which will get you a lot closer to your answer. I've found them to be very effective.

This video is a sample from an online course I've created called The Complete Tree ID Course. If you enjoyed this and would like to know more, along with getting video lectures, photo galleries, cheat sheets and more then you can sign yup now for my FREE introductory course Kickstart Your Tree ID Skills. Enroll right here:

I created the course because my students wanted to be able to understand what they were looking at when out in the countryside. So, The Complete Tree ID Course will take you from clueless to confident on your journey to becoming a fully-fledged Tree Expert. Let me help you see the trees from the wood.

Whispers from the Wood 6: Ep 6: If Trees Could Talk…

In this week's episode of our exclusive video series, James takes you to the Welsh/English border to hear the story of one of his ancient trees, The Oak at the Gate of the Dead. James also discusses how veteran trees extend their lives by reshape themselves over many years, a process called "retrenchment".

Ancient trees really do have stories to tell and we hope it will inspire you to go ancient tree hunting for yourself.

Whispers from the Wood is a regular video series funded by and exclusively for our lovely Patrons. Each week we dive into experienced we've had during our nature connection journey and we also support you along your journey to a deeper connection to the natural world with craft ideas, insights and stories.

If you love watching this series, please share our Patreon link with others who you think might enjoy it so we can continue to provide these videos for you. Without our much-valued Patrons' support we can't make these videos happen.

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James & Lea

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Foraging Hawthorn (Wild Food in September)

Discover how to forage hawthorn (Crataegus monogyna) in the hedgerow and what tasty wild foods you can make from it. Haws make a great wild medicine and have many health benefits. Join Lea (and baby Beren) as they show you how to identify and collect this awesome plant.

This is just a sneak peek of a much longer video. Our 'Wild Food Walk' videos are a regular series exclusively available to and funded by our lovely Patrons. Each month we explore the best that wild food has to offer, here in the UK.

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Thanks for watching – we hope this episode inspires you.

Lea and Baby Beren