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Anyone know what this is? They were everywhere along the bike trail. I was heading to pick chantrelles and found these. Sorry its a cell pic. Almost looks like a small strawberry but its rounder. Squeezed it and clear liquid came out.
 

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Indian mock strawberry, the points on the leaves are more rounded than a strawberry leaf and they have yellow flowers instead of white ones.
 

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They won't kill you but they are tasteless and have an unpleasant feel in the mouth.
 

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Also I belive it was at one time supposed to be a railroad. It runs north and south and goes through a couple towns??? Can't remember the names of them. Oh, and there are railroad tracks on the opposite side of the river. Does that help??????
 

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I can't be giving away my spots! Then my belly won't be so full! Last year we found probably over 400-500 in one spot there were none there yesterday. We left about 150 at least that were small too. Gonna take a walk friday more towards Wash co.
 

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Certainly wasn't expecting you to, but you just never know.
To be honest, I don't do well walking the woods in the heat of summer. I went out last night looking for a pile of fur that formerly would have been my wife's Cat, and I was ready to
 

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John S wasn't kidding when he said they're tasteless. I've added them in with mulberries and juneberries just for some extra color. Zero sweetness, zero tartness, uninteresting texture. Compare unflavored gelatin to strawberry jello and you get an idea of the difference between these and real wild(heck, domestic) strawberries.
 
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