These flowers are edible!
The illusive rows of ghostly flowers are actually a fungus feeding on fungi that’s feeding on tree roots. They’re epiparasites, or parasites sourcing nutrients from other parasites.
Eastern Native American tribes once used ghost pipe as an anticonvulsive and painkiller.
A bike ride to a secret spot off South Milledge reveals a neon patch of orange on the forest floor. Click here for a simple and delicious recipe by Isa Chandra Moskowitz.
For a sea grape jelly recipe and more, click here.
Don’t they look like something out of a Dr. Seuss book?
Succulents and dandelions reclaim sandy soil from a tired, cracking tennis court. In the words of author Richard Powers, “There’s always as much belowground as above.”
Pineapple Farm in Saint Mary Parish, Antigua
Antigua locals call this tree “chuk chuk” due to the sound the seed pod makes when used as a rhythmic musical instrument.
Click here for buttonbush photos taken over 1,700 miles away from the one featured above.