A bracket fungus, Ryvardenia Cretacia. Near Armidale New England NSW. Used as tinder for fire lighting (Photo By the author).
Whether Historical Trekking or working at home, it is useful to have some knowledge of Australian plants. Many of us prefer to interpret life in the New World, but in order to fully experience the lifestyle in the 17th & 18th centuries, we must use the materials available here in Australia.