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

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 […]


layering system for bushcraft | bushcraft | Kent | London | south east

The layering system for bushcraft

The weather has suddenly become much more wintery with some fairly heavy snow falls.  And with it we’ve seen a considerable temperature drop.  So I thought I’d take the opportunity to talk about the layering system for bushcraft.  It’s a simple concept and one that we do without thinking about, but sometimes a little reminder […]