If you find yourself caught in a SHTF situation, your best scenario is having your bug out bag packed and ready to go with food and necessary gear.
But, the very nature of a SHTF situation is that you don’t know when it’s going to hit. So, it’s best to have options to help you survive in a worst-case scenario situation where you don’t have you own MREs ready to go or accessible when you have to bug out.
With that in mind, here is a short video with some practical tips on how not to eat something dangerous while you are foraging for survival. The video is below, but the tips are summarized in this list of plant characteristics to avoid:
1. Bundles of white flowers
2. Waxy leaves
3. Thorns or hairs
4. Sap isn’t clear
Now, this is just a thumbnail sketch of some pointers to be aware of and plants to avoid, and you’ll want to find more information. But every bit of information could help prevent your death in a crisis situation.