Just as important as if not more important than being able to identify plants to eat: being able to identify plants NOT to eat and NOT to touch.
Phylogenetic Tree of Life
The OpenLearn site used to offer this phylogenetic chart in the shape of a tree as a free poster, but no more. They do have an online version of this same illustration, expandable and with links and an explanatory guide:
Tree of Life - Open University.
HI, I HATE WORKING IN A CUBICAL. Friday come quicker.
Funki Fungi: just refreshing my flora and fauna facts for the rest of my life come Friday..
“A Collection: Mushrooms”, acrylic gouache on paper
A Collection is a year-long series of small gridded paintings updated bimonthly. If you’d like to see the progress so far, take a look.
Off-grid hostel on Deer Isle, Maine.
Built by hand in 2007 by Dennis Carter using 17th century construction methods with timber & granite sourced from the property.
More information & photos here.
hello favourite gif
working the veg van next week; hello broccoli and squash and pepper time
wow, june first, wow
Curvy Yogi Appreciation (Part V)
[because yogis come in all shapes and sizes]
In the winter of 2011, photographer and furniture designer Ana Kraš flew from her home in Belgrade, Serbia, to Los Angeles, where she’d been sent by a European magazine to photograph artist-musician Devendra Banhart. Within five minutes, he asked her to marry him. Despite her initial impulse to flee, she stayed—and the two have been together ever since. We asked the hopeless romantics to document their whirlwind affair in this exclusive photo essay.
May 8 is National Bike to School Day!
SCHOOL CHILDREN, WERE FORCED TO USE THEIR BICYCLES ON FIELD TRIPS DURING THE FUEL CRISIS IN THE WINTER OF 1974. THERE WAS NOT ENOUGH GASOLINE FOR SCHOOL BUSES TO BE USED FOR EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES, EVEN DURING DARK AND RAINY WEATHER, 02/1974
What did you ride to school? 10 Speed? BMX? Fixie?
THIS IS HOW I FEEL ABOUT EXAMS. thank you