tarh
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Would anyone know what these grub/fungus things are?

Hello everyone,
Would anyone know what these are? Found them in the garden.

[img]https://i122.photobucket.com/albums/o240/flammable-gas/IMG_5084.jpg[/img]

[img]https://i122.photobucket.com/albums/o240/flammable-gas/IMG_5083.jpg[/img]

Thank you :)

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I don't know what they are but they look to me like tubers or rhizomes -- roots -- of a plant. ...or we're they moving when you first dug them out of the ground?

It would help to know where you are located.

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Chinese artichokes? Please do not eat those until properly identified.

I agree with Apple. A tuber of some kind.

Eric

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does look chinese artichoke, kinda. I'm told a couple of related Stachys species produce tubers like that, too...

definitely a tuber/rhizome, i agree.

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!potatoes! Take a look
https://growerjim.blogspot.com/2010/04/eat-this-weed.html

Eric

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nice! i can see why some think they're the same plant - they look almost identical. i had just been washing some of mine (S. affinis) for a get together last night when i first saw this thread. the ones i was washing were marginally fatter/lumpier than the original pic, but i admit to have cherry-picked them for optimal effect on guests.

class B noxious weed in my state, too, apparently.

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curses! no editing.

S. floridana is the state-listed weed.

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