Cladonia rangiferina – Famine Foods

Cladonia rangiferina

Cladina rangiferina


Finland. The lichen was boiled with rye grain; the mixture rinsed with clear water, then oven-dried and the mixture ground into a fine flour to which was added one quarter [of the original mixture] grain meal. This combination was then used to bake bread.

Additional Information

Name Authority:
(L.) Weber ex F.H. Wigg
Finland: Caribou Lichen; Reindeer Lichen

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