Bracken

Bracken

Observation - Bracken. Description: Bracken shooting up in a clearing in a woodland area. Photo 1. A young frond, photo 2 fully unfurled.Photo 3, clearing being overtaken with bracken. Bracken fiddleheads (curled fronds) considred edible throughout history but RHS recommends against this a

Bracken shooting up in a clearing in a woodland area. Photo 1. A young frond, photo 2 fully unfurled.Photo 3, clearing being overtaken with bracken.
Bracken fiddleheads (curled fronds) considred edible throughout history but RHS recommends against this as it contains carcinogens linked to oesophogeal and stomach cancer. It is also carcinogenic to animals