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Noongar bush foods or bush tucker. Some foods have their own page, shown in the gallery below, others are listed below the gallery.

Kamak[edit]

Long fruit that’s found on vines. Good to eat when ripe.

Kooding[edit]

Bush food always referred to as wild carrot, as when pulled yira the bulb is a orange/red color. When eaten raw it is very hot, noongars would roast it in ashes to eliminate the burn. Audio pronunciation is available at http://wirlomin.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/Kooding-Long-1.mp3

Koorep[edit]

Grows on vines, eat any time

Koorrbiirt[edit]

Toadstool or mushroom

Mal[edit]

Very sweet to eat when ripe, grows on the ground of prickly bushes

Miilyep[edit]

Fungus that grows on Djaraly (Jarrah) trees

Min min[edit]

Small flat white fungus that also grows on trees and shows light on dark nights

Miilyep[edit]

Fungus that grows on Djaraly (Jarrah) trees

Miin[edit]

Small red bitter onion

Ngedik[edit]

Sap of the yate tree. Very sweet.


Ngiyan waarnk[edit]