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Sunday, February 19, 2012

Burnt Cake

Daldinia concentrica  some call coal fungus.  This hard black fungus is not edible - don't eat it.  Not that it looks that appetizing.   One name for this fungus is taken from a popular legend:  King Alfred's Cake.  

Alfred was a King of Sussex 871 - 899.  The story goes that in a low-point, he was fleeing and took refuge in a peasant home.  The woman there asked him to watch her cakes.  Preoccupied with the troubles of his kingdom, he accidently let the cakes burn.  

I never know what I will find.  Should be a beautiful day to do some exploring for yourself.


~ Robin

1 comment:

  1. Very interesting Robin. I always like to know a little history behind something!


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