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by GrahamForager
Mon Aug 25, 2014 4:16 pm
Forum: Wild Foods and Foraging
Topic: Berry identification
Replies: 11
Views: 2596

Re: Berry identification

I picked a kilo this morning. We've had a good harvest. Double checked that they weren't water hemlock berries just in case. Thanks for your help again!
by GrahamForager
Mon Aug 25, 2014 2:02 pm
Forum: Wild Foods and Foraging
Topic: Berry identification
Replies: 11
Views: 2596

Re: Berry identification

Thanks you for the detective work. The small one is definitely a sloe. My face aged by 30 years biting into it! The larger fruit is sweeter but sour. Living in Worcestershire, I'd expect the growth to be slightly ahead of Wales, however don't want to pick the sloes too early. Only concern is they're...
by GrahamForager
Mon Aug 25, 2014 12:22 pm
Forum: Wild Foods and Foraging
Topic: Berry identification
Replies: 11
Views: 2596

Re: Berry identification

Thank you for your response. It's fascinating, the range of wild fruits available. I've photographed the larger fruit again with the leaf next to it and 10p for size perspective. Also found a smaller fruit and some of them were turning blue. Could these be sloes? Thanks again!
by GrahamForager
Mon Aug 25, 2014 7:20 am
Forum: Wild Foods and Foraging
Topic: Berry identification
Replies: 11
Views: 2596

Re: Berry identification

Out foraging the trees and hedgerows, coming across this on my travels. Is it a plum, bullace, damson or something more sinister? All thought welcome thanks

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