Pignut – Conopodium majus

£9.50

The tubers of what the Irish know as fairies’ potatoes are well known to country children everywhere for they are good to eat, with a flavour and texture of hazelnuts. Although caution should be used in Scotland, where over consumption can apparently lead to hair lice. A member of the carrot family, its fine leaves and white flowers grow in most open or shaded ground.

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