Monthly Archives: March 2021


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All about dandelions

A post from Nicola. All about dandelions There are more than 30 different species of dandelion (Taraxacum officinale) around the world.  The dandelion grows in lawns, fields, meadows and roadside verges, in fact it can pop up almost anywhere.  It is a member of the Asteraceae family (daisy family).  It is a dicotyledon, which means […]


Natural tinders for bushcraft

This is the fifth in a series of videos on the topic of natural tinders for bushcraft after previously covering inner barks, outer barks, fungus and downey flower heads. But of course there’s always things that don’t fit into any catergory, so this video is about some of the other natural tinders that we can […]

using cleavers as a tinder | Natural tinders for bushcraft | other natural tinders | bushcraft | fire lighting | Kent | London | south east

Fungus as a tinder

In this video I talk about using fungus as a tinder and include King Alfred’s cakes, birch polypore, hoof fungus and chaga. When ignited they create an ember and not a flame, so you might want to take a refresher at my post on tinder bundles. Here’s the video, leave any thoughts you might have […]

fungus as a tinder | fungus as tinder | bushcraft | Kent | south east | London