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a burned-over site in the forest
- In a final lunge toward authenticity, he forages for mushrooms in a burned-over pine forest and shoots a wild pig, a primal confrontation that briefly reduces Pollan, an .
- Stumps and scraps, burned-over and diseased timber are transmuted into hardboard and rayon, edible sugars and drinkable alcohol.
- This year they will descend on barren, burned-over hillsides and dry creek beds with no vegetation to slow the flow of the water.