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  Topic: The 11th Hour?
mimborin

Replies: 1
Views: 2233
PostForum: Reviews and What's On   Posted: Sat Aug 11, 07 9:28 am   Subject: The 11th Hour?
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Vote! - Film Synopsis
Leonardo DiCaprio's “The 11th Hour” is a feature length documentary
concerning the environmental crises caused by human actions and their
impact on the planet. "The 11th Ho ...
  Topic: The 11th Hour?
mimborin

Replies: 1
Views: 2233
PostForum: Reviews and What's On   Posted: Sat Aug 11, 07 8:13 am   Subject: The 11th Hour?
An interesting looking film...

http://www.downsizer.net/gallery/6727/the11thhourposterweb.jpg
  Topic: Miswak 'Toothbrush'
mimborin

Replies: 6
Views: 5080
PostForum: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle   Posted: Sat Aug 11, 07 6:57 am   Subject: Miswak 'Toothbrush'
It says here in the first paragraph about other woods that can be used:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Miswak
  Topic: Identification Please
mimborin

Replies: 33
Views: 9932
PostForum: Foraging   Posted: Fri Aug 10, 07 12:04 pm   Subject: Identification Please
lol.
  Topic: Identification Please
mimborin

Replies: 33
Views: 9932
PostForum: Foraging   Posted: Fri Aug 10, 07 10:37 am   Subject: Identification Please
It's not one of your testicles is it Pricey?


Oh sorry - I thought this was a weird kind of guessing game...

Why is there always someone who has to lower the tone?!?



So ...
  Topic: Miswak 'Toothbrush'
mimborin

Replies: 6
Views: 5080
PostForum: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle   Posted: Wed Aug 08, 07 7:37 am   Subject: Miswak 'Toothbrush'
Have you tried local islamic communities, if you know of any near you?

Or try making your own? I know Peelu is traditionally used but I don't think it has to be the case. I think Walnut wood can al ...
  Topic: Mushroom help please
mimborin

Replies: 17
Views: 5804
PostForum: Foraging   Posted: Tue Jul 31, 07 9:35 pm   Subject: Mushroom help please
Based on what looks like the dark brown gills, the ring on the stem and the colour...

Looks a bit like a sun dried agaric to me. Perhaps a horse mushroom. Although they all seem quite close togethe ...
  Topic: Odd weekend foraging
mimborin

Replies: 19
Views: 5725
PostForum: Foraging   Posted: Sat Jul 28, 07 6:37 pm   Subject: Odd weekend foraging
edit: In fact last year it was all over the papers when someone picked some fruit and made three jars of jam and were prosecuted.

Was it a successful prosecution though?
  Topic: Edible Mushrooms Gallery
mimborin

Replies: 67
Views: 729658
PostForum: Foraging   Posted: Fri Jul 27, 07 5:54 pm   Subject: Edible Mushrooms Gallery
Loads of us. Not you and Mimborin though.

[Childish comeback]Takes one to know one[/Childish comeback]

  Topic: Edible Mushrooms Gallery
mimborin

Replies: 67
Views: 729658
PostForum: Foraging   Posted: Fri Jul 27, 07 3:51 pm   Subject: Edible Mushrooms Gallery
Hi Pete & Lena, welcome to the forum...Escape while you can...

Only joking, there are a few of us who are perfectly nice and sane.

Good pictures, are they from this year?
  Topic: Eight dead in gun battle over fungus
mimborin

Replies: 4
Views: 2292
PostForum: Foraging   Posted: Mon Jul 23, 07 12:24 pm   Subject: Eight dead in gun battle over fungus



Quote from the article:

The fungus is what Tibetans call "summer-grass winter-worm".

It forms when a parasitic fungus hijacks and devours the bodies of ghost moth larvae that have ...
  Topic: nil by bin
mimborin

Replies: 17
Views: 8051
PostForum: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle   Posted: Sun Jul 22, 07 8:35 am   Subject: nil by bin
Has anyone found a way of avoiding the curse of the flimsy plastic bag?

Maybe reusing them?

On a related matter i really find it quite annoying when people use the plastic bags for things like b ...
  Topic: nil by bin
mimborin

Replies: 17
Views: 8051
PostForum: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle   Posted: Sat Jul 21, 07 5:50 pm   Subject: Re: nil by bin
there's an article in the latest Centre for Alternative Technology magazine by a bloke who set himself the challenge of putting nothing in the (landfill) bin for a month. Made his own bread, toothpowd ...
  Topic: Macrocybe titans
mimborin

Replies: 3
Views: 2361
PostForum: Foraging   Posted: Fri Jul 13, 07 8:47 am   Subject: Macrocybe titans
Anyone for mushroom omlette ....lots of omlette...

Would have to use ostrich eggs!
  Topic: First blackberries and plums
mimborin

Replies: 19
Views: 5699
PostForum: Foraging   Posted: Wed Jul 11, 07 10:34 am   Subject: First blackberries and plums
I saw a few blackberries yesterday - nearly nearly ready

Same here! Although the blackberries round here were supprisingly small for the amount of rain we have had. I suppose it is very early i ...
 
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