LA: Suillus luteus
EN: Slippery Jack
Surrounding: Needle leaf tree forest. Moist ground. covered by canopy, but still have enough sun light.
Note: ID by pileus. top is slimy and the back is butter like yellow, look like sponge. Excellent edible mushroom.
LA: Lycopodiaceae annotinum
EN: Stiff Ground-pine
Surrounding: Needle leaf tree forest. Moist ground. well covered by canopy.
Note: Clusters large and easy to spot. one in the picture has no flower on tip, but it makes one look like pine-corn. this can be used for fire lighting (by flame) as it contains oil.
LA: Juniperus communis
Surrounding: Needle leaf tree forest. Moist ground. Covered by canopy.
Note: In Finland, commonly, this tree does not grow high. About 2m height is highest have seen. Commonly about hip to chest height. The wood is very tough and aromatic. used for small wood crafting and fuming. wood is also used for smoke cooking because of aromatic property. Berries are also used for as herb for cooking meet and has medicinal use as well.
LA: Convallaria majalis
Surrounding: Open field with good sun light but little shadowy.
Note: Makes large cluster and easy to spot by flower and berry. ID by the orientation of flower or berries and leaves. Entire plant is toxic.
by the way, this flora is the flower of the town where I grew up.
Surrounding: Open field with good sun light. Moist ground.
Note: Stellaria, Chickweeds, Tähtimöt, ハコベ is a common name of Stellaria familly. There are several exists in Finland and the one in the picture is Stellaria media. Small plant but easy to spot as it grows fast in cluster and covers the ground like ground ivy. I found that usually this is the plant grows first after soil is exposed on vegetable garden. Edible like salad. Japan has spring tradition of cooking this plant in rice porridge.