The St. George's Mushroom, or agaricus gambosus, is an edible mushroom of the agaricus variety, which are mostly poisonous.

St. George's Mushroom

The St. George's Mushroom, or agaricus gambosus, is an edible mushroom of the agaricus variety, which…

Air potato is the common name of dioscorea bulbifera. The tubers sometimes weigh several pounds. They are edible and have a potato like flavor.

Air Potato

Air potato is the common name of dioscorea bulbifera. The tubers sometimes weigh several pounds. They…

Apios Tuberosa grows the edible tuber known as ground nut. The flowers are brownish-purple. The habit is very light and graceful.

Apios Tuberosa Habit and Flower

Apios Tuberosa grows the edible tuber known as ground nut. The flowers are brownish-purple. The habit…

Arachis is commonly know as Ground or Earth Nut. Arachis Hypogaea is known as Monkey Nut. The flowers are yellow with five to seven growing together.

Leaf, Flower, and Clusters of Arachis Hypogaea

Arachis is commonly know as Ground or Earth Nut. Arachis Hypogaea is known as Monkey Nut. The flowers…

Arrowroot, or obedience plant (Maranta arundinacea), is a large perennial herb of genus Maranta found in rainforest habitats. Arrowroot is also the name of the edible starch from the rhizomes (rootstock) of West Indian arrowroot.

Arrowroot

Arrowroot, or obedience plant (Maranta arundinacea), is a large perennial herb of genus Maranta found…

The edible part of asparagus plumosus nanus grows at the tips of the branchlets. The plumosus nanus is a dwarf variety of plumosus.

Asparagus Plumosus Nanus

The edible part of asparagus plumosus nanus grows at the tips of the branchlets. The plumosus nanus…

Victoria Beet is the common name of beta hortensis metallica. Used mostly for ornamental purposes, the leaves are a glistening blood-red. The roots are edible and can be used in cooking.

Beta Hortensis Metallica, or Victoria Beet

Victoria Beet is the common name of beta hortensis metallica. Used mostly for ornamental purposes, the…

Apple Berry is the common name of billardiera. The longiflora variety has greenish-yellow flowers that often change to purple. The berries are blue. The fruit is edible.

Fruiting Branch of Billardiera Longiflora

Apple Berry is the common name of billardiera. The longiflora variety has greenish-yellow flowers that…

Boletus edulis, or common boletus, is an edible mushroom. It is a large mushroom with a dusky yellow or brownish cap. This mushroom usually grows in the woods and appears in the autumn.

Common Boletus (Boletus Edulis)

Boletus edulis, or common boletus, is an edible mushroom. It is a large mushroom with a dusky yellow…

Boletus edulis is an edible mushroom. It is often dried. The lower surface of the cap shows numerous pores.

Boletus Edulis

Boletus edulis is an edible mushroom. It is often dried. The lower surface of the cap shows numerous…

<i>Boletus subtomentosus</i> is not poisonous, but it is of inferior quality for culinary purposes.

Boletus Subtomentosus

Boletus subtomentosus is not poisonous, but it is of inferior quality for culinary purposes.

The outer segments of bomarea edulis are rose with green tips. The inner segments are spotted with rose. The tubers are edible and are similar to Jerusalem Artichoke.

Flowering Branch of Bomarea Edulis

The outer segments of bomarea edulis are rose with green tips. The inner segments are spotted with rose.…

Faba vulgaris is commonly known as broad bean.  It is also known as the fava bean. The flowers are white with a black spot and have five petals

Broad Bean Plant in Flower

Faba vulgaris is commonly known as broad bean. It is also known as the fava bean. The flowers are white…

Broad bean, or fava bean, seeds are a round or oval shape. There are three to eight seeds per pod. The seed is edible and is frequently used in cooking.

Broad Bean Seed

Broad bean, or fava bean, seeds are a round or oval shape. There are three to eight seeds per pod. The…

The common name of camassia esculenta is Camash or Quamash. The flowers vary between blue and white. This plant is edible.

Camassia Esculenta

The common name of camassia esculenta is Camash or Quamash. The flowers vary between blue and white.…

<i>Cantharellus cibarius</i> is known as the chanterelle mushroom. It is edible and commonly used as a vegetable. The mushroom is uniformly yellow to orange in color.

Cantharellus Cibarius

Cantharellus cibarius is known as the chanterelle mushroom. It is edible and commonly used as a vegetable.…

Coral fungus is the common name of <i>clavaria aurea</i>. It is an edible mushroom.

Coral Fungus

Coral fungus is the common name of clavaria aurea. It is an edible mushroom.

Illustrated is the foliage and a small tuber of dioscorea alata. The leaves are oblong and heart shaped. The tubers are edible and can grow six to eight feet long.

Dioscorea Alata

Illustrated is the foliage and a small tuber of dioscorea alata. The leaves are oblong and heart shaped.…

Fennel is a vegetable. Fennel leaves are usually used for garnish. The stalks are sometimes blanched and can be eaten either boiled or raw. The seeds are also used for flavoring.

Fennel

Fennel is a vegetable. Fennel leaves are usually used for garnish. The stalks are sometimes blanched…

The common name of ficus is the fig tree. Ficus cooperi has dark green leaves that are over one foot long.

Ficus Cooperi

The common name of ficus is the fig tree. Ficus cooperi has dark green leaves that are over one foot…

Filbert is a shrub that produces nuts, similar to the hazelnut. Filberts can be distinguished by the extension beyond the point of the enclosed nut.

Fruiting Branchlet of Filbert

Filbert is a shrub that produces nuts, similar to the hazelnut. Filberts can be distinguished by the…

Fragaria vesca, or wild strawberry, has white flowers. The plant grows between six and twelve inches high. The flowers bloom in April and May.

Wild Strawberry

Fragaria vesca, or wild strawberry, has white flowers. The plant grows between six and twelve inches…

"It is rather larger than the common frog, and its nocturnal croakings are so loud and disagreeable, that temporary dwellers in the neighborhood of ponds frequented by it, are often prevented from sleeping by its clamorous chorus. It is this species that is most approved of on the continent for culinary purposes." &mdash; Goodrich, 1859

Edible frog

"It is rather larger than the common frog, and its nocturnal croakings are so loud and disagreeable,…

Fragaria vesca, or wild strawberry, produces red fruit. The fruit is edible.

Fruit of Fragaria Vesca

Fragaria vesca, or wild strawberry, produces red fruit. The fruit is edible.

Garlic is a vegetable used for many culinary purposes. Garlic is very rarely served raw because of it's strong flavor.

Garlic

Garlic is a vegetable used for many culinary purposes. Garlic is very rarely served raw because of it's…

The common names of gaultheria procumbens are creeping wintergreen and Canada tea. The berries are red and edible. The flowers are white and grow alone on the stems.

Flowering Branch of Gaultheria Procumbens (Creeping Wintergreen)

The common names of gaultheria procumbens are creeping wintergreen and Canada tea. The berries are red…

The flowers of gaultheria shallon are white tinged with red. The berries are round and purple. The berries are also edible and are used in tarts.

Gaultheria Shallon

The flowers of gaultheria shallon are white tinged with red. The berries are round and purple. The berries…

The goal of growing horseradish is to obtain roots as large as possible before they are old enough to become hard. Horseradish is an edible root. Horseradish is used for culinary purposes when scraped into fine shreds.

Horseradish

The goal of growing horseradish is to obtain roots as large as possible before they are old enough to…

Horsetail mushroom is the common name of <i>coprinus comatus</i>. It is an edible species and appears on lawns in early spring. It grows six inches tall.

Horsetail Mushroom

Horsetail mushroom is the common name of coprinus comatus. It is an edible species and appears on lawns…

Hydnum is a species of fungi. Hydnum repandum is not uncommon in Great Britain. It can be found in woods, in scattered patches or large rings. This fungi is edible.

Hydnum Repandum

Hydnum is a species of fungi. Hydnum repandum is not uncommon in Great Britain. It can be found in woods,…

Indian fig, the common name of optunia ficus-indica, has yellow flowers that bloom in May. The fruit is bristly and red within. The fruit is edible.

Branch of Indian Fig

Indian fig, the common name of optunia ficus-indica, has yellow flowers that bloom in May. The fruit…

Leeks are cultivated for the lower part of its leaves. The lower parts of the leaves from a sort of elongated bulb.

Leek

Leeks are cultivated for the lower part of its leaves. The lower parts of the leaves from a sort of…

The common name of lens is lentils. Lens esculenta is the edible variety. The flowers are small and pale blue. The plant grows between six and eighteen inches tall. The seeds are used as food.

Upper Portion of Plant of Lens Esculenta

The common name of lens is lentils. Lens esculenta is the edible variety. The flowers are small and…

Cabbage lettuces have broad, rounded leaves forming a low, spreading head nearly close on the ground.

Cabbage Lettuce

Cabbage lettuces have broad, rounded leaves forming a low, spreading head nearly close on the ground.

Cos lettuces grow upright. The leaves have an oblong shape.

Cos Lettuce

Cos lettuces grow upright. The leaves have an oblong shape.

Lewisia reiviva flowers are pink with a nearly white center. The flowers are about three to four inches across. The roots of the plant are edible.

Lewisia Rediviva

Lewisia reiviva flowers are pink with a nearly white center. The flowers are about three to four inches…

Types of capsicums include chili, long red, long yellow, small red cayenne, round red, and round yellow. Capsicums also include the bird pepper or chili and the bell pepper. The fruits are generally red or yellow when ripe.

Fruit of Long and Round Capsicums

Types of capsicums include chili, long red, long yellow, small red cayenne, round red, and round yellow.…

Beetroot is a vegetable usually used in salad. The deeply colored roots are the most desired part of the plant.

Long Yellow Beetroot

Beetroot is a vegetable usually used in salad. The deeply colored roots are the most desired part of…

The marasmius oreades mushroom varies from one to two inches across the cap. The stalk is about two or three inches long. This mushroom is edible.

Marasmius Oreades

The marasmius oreades mushroom varies from one to two inches across the cap. The stalk is about two…

Common morel is the common name of morchella esculenta. The stem is one to three inches high and the cap is two to three inches across. It's color varies from yellow to ash gray. It is used for culinary purposes in either a fresh or dried state.

Longitudinal Section of Morchella Esculenta

Common morel is the common name of morchella esculenta. The stem is one to three inches high and the…

Morel is the common name of morchella esculenta. This fungi is rounded, oval, or conical. The external part of the fungi is very wrinkled and is irregularly folded. Morel is an edible mushroom.

Morel

Morel is the common name of morchella esculenta. This fungi is rounded, oval, or conical. The external…

When mushrooms are about half way in development they are said to be in the "button" stage. They are often referred to as button mushrooms.

Mushrooms in the Button Stage

When mushrooms are about half way in development they are said to be in the "button" stage. They are…

New Zealand Spinach is cultivated for the use of its young leaves. New Zealand Spinach can be substituted for ordinary spinach.

Branchlet of New Zealand Spinach

New Zealand Spinach is cultivated for the use of its young leaves. New Zealand Spinach can be substituted…

A flowering plant with edible green seed pods.

Okra

A flowering plant with edible green seed pods.

The common name of phaseolous multiflorus is runner beans or kidney beans. This plant grows tall and can be planted to cover arches or fences.

Runner or Climbing Kidney Bean

The common name of phaseolous multiflorus is runner beans or kidney beans. This plant grows tall and…

St. George's Mushroom is the common name of agaricus gambosus. This species appears in the spring. This mushroom is edible.

St. George's Mushroom

St. George's Mushroom is the common name of agaricus gambosus. This species appears in the spring. This…