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Collecting sweet chestnut inner bark for use as a tinder

The inner bark of sweet chestnut is a fantastic tinder that can be lit with various ignition sources or used as a tinder bundle.  We’re fortunate in Kent to find it in abundance. In this short video I show you how to collect and prepare it for use. We teach collecting and using sweet chestnut […]

sweet chestnut inner bark | how to make and use a tinder bundle | inner barks | tinder | tinders | bushcrfat | Kent | south east | London

Foraging for Dryad’s Saddle

A short video of me out foraging for Dryad’s Saddle (Polyporus squamosus).  It’s an edible polypore that can be found during the summer months, generally growing out of deciduous trees, especially sycamore. You might also want to take a look at this post which provides a few hints and tips for foraging. Depending on the time […]

Foraging for Dryad's Saddle | bushcraft | Kent | south east | London