The roots of this, in Sweden, are ground and made into bread. MILK-THISTLE. Carduus marianus. The young leaves in the spring, cut close to the root with part of the stalks on, are said to be good boiled. MOREL. Phallus esculentus. The morel grows in wet banks and moist pastures.
He was discovered up to his knees in a pool among the rocks, with a hammer and chisel in hand, working perseveringly under water. "No; you first make a statement totally at variance with the truth, and then ask a question," answered the young naturalist, looking up from his occupation, but apparently not well pleased at being interrupted. "That is the Echinus esculentus, or sea-urchin.
Independently of the great use of hops in making beer, and for medicinal uses, where the plant grows wild, it affords the neighbours a dainty in the spring months. The young shoots, called hop-tops, when boiled, are equal in flavour to asparagus, and are eagerly sought after for that purpose. LADIES-SMOCK. Cardamine pratensis. This is good as a salad herb. LAVER. Fucus esculentus.