In Defense of the Ninth Layer (of the Forest Garden) "Most are asking why add Fungus but not bacteria, or worms, protozoa, etc. for that matter? Why not just call it the Underground Life Layer or Soil Layer or something else that is more inclusive? Well, here is my response."
Morels. They are incredibly beautiful, delicious decomposers, and incredibly difficult to spot in their habitats. Finding them growing is one of my favorite experiences in life. The negative spaces in them are reminscent of the space left when you lose a loved one. A space which if held and honored, can create an opportunity to invite something new to come in. I also see my work as objects that could be treasures you find along the way.
12 Tips for Hunting Morel Mushrooms <3 One of my favorite spring activities when I didn't have to use a cane. However, I plan on trying again this year since I am walking better. Just need it to warm up.