Saturday, April 11, 2009

A “PHOTO HIKE” SPRING 2009::GRAPE VINES,FUNGI,MAY APPLES, AND MORE LANCASTER,OHIO FAIRFIELD COUNTY

May apple, Devil's Apple, Hog-apple, Indian Apple, American Mandrake, American May Apple, Racoonberry, Wild Lemon and witches umbrella

Puffball, so-called because of its circular shape and ability to have its spores "puffed" out of a hole dissolved in the top.

100_1598 LEARN ABOUT

THE INHALED PUFFBALL INCIDENT.

NOW FOR YOU FAIRFIELD

COUNTY OHIO RESIDENTS:

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WHERE SPECIFICALLY IS THIS CEMENT ROCK CORNER POST?  IT IS IN A PUBLIC AREA OF FAIRFIELD COUNTY…

A LITTLE PHARMACOGNOSY:

1. MAYAPPLE::Podophyllin is a resinous powder obtained by precipitating an alcoholic tincture of the rhizome of American May apple (Podophyllum peltatum)AND is used to remove genital warts very carefully.

2.PUFFBALLS::Puffballs were  used in Tibet for making ink. Also,The Lakota tribe of Native Americans used this clean dry material in their medicine. They are called puffballs because a cloud of brown dust-like spores is emitted when the mature fruiting body bursts.

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3 comments:

Belinda Augustus-Real Living HER 740-689-8305 said...

Very Nice!

Snowbrush said...

All Eastern plants that we don't have here in Oregon. I miss them.

Sharkbytes (TM) said...

Love the video. Ohio is really great for wildflowers! A few more weeks and we'll have some here.