Shelf Fungus Artists Conk

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Shelf Fungus Artists Conk

Post by zelph » Fri Oct 12, 2007 2:31 pm

Some have found these to be a good place to draw figures onto while they are in this stage of growth. The creamy, soft, undersurface is easily inscribed with a pencil,knife or large thorn from the Black Locust tree. Later, the underside dries up and becomes hardened and white in color. Any lines drawn will become darkened and permanent. Have any of you left your name on one of these? I have.

Some say it's good for firemaking tinder. I have not found it to be.

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Re: Shelf Fungus Artists Conk

Post by zelph » Tue Oct 16, 2007 1:16 pm

One of the things found along the trail that can be used to draw with is this thorny tool that is attached to the truck of the Locust Tree.

What is the other tree that has huge thorny trunks :?:

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