This low-growing plant looks, smells, and tastes like onion and is served in US cuisine
You can sometimes find this plant sold in markets or served in restaurants. It is illegal to collect from the wild in Quebec, but elsewhere can be mindfully harvested. Do not overeat, as large amounts can be emetic.
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This plant is also called wild leek, wild garlic, and spring onions. It grows most often in moist woods and can be found in huge numbers, easy to spot in spring when it can be harvested and eaten in its entirety, from small bulb to tip of leaf.
This WHITE little plant completely lacks chlorophyll and is often mistaken for a fungus or mushroom. In truth, it is a parasite of fungi that feed on tree roots, and is often found in the shade beneath beech or maple trees.
This is one of the few birds that many residents of the USA know by name… but it is THAT NAME that makes many people in the UK a bit confused. No matter where you live, each version has the classic “red breast”.