Prickly beauty. Ferocactus wislizeni, seen today at the home of a friend in Scottsdale, Arizona.
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A seasonal delicacy. For about two weeks at the beginning of August every year, clusters of villagers dot the Goan roadside hawking handpicked mushrooms known in Konkani as olmi. These edible mushrooms grow in the wild near termite mounds in the forested hills of rural Goa. Taxonomically they come under Termitomyces. The narrow window of […]