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F for Fungi

Categories: Plants.

~ Fungi are part of a large group of organisms including micro-organisms including yeast, molds, and mushrooms.    Fungi are not in the plant or animal kingdom any more and have been placed in their own kingdom. It is always fascinating to come across fungi.  Fungus is the Latin term for mushroom. Fungi feed on nutrients from the living or dead organic material on which they live.  Fungi are the new life commonly found on dead trees.  They play an important part in the decomposition of dead things. These are bracket fungus and the shelf like pieces are called conks.
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The Yummy BBQ Season

Categories: Recipes and Vegetables.

BBQ season is wonderful.  There are so many foods to cook outdoors.  We look forward to bbq cooking all winter.  I know some people can bbq all year round but we only do it from spring to fall.  It just gets too cold and windy and snowy and it takes ages for the bbq to reach cooking temperature. One of our favourites is to make foil packets … of potatoes, onions, mushroom, and veggies. New potatoes that are scrubbed and sliced with a dollop of butter and then wrapped in foil come out crispy and delicious. I’m sure you all
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