Welcome to the first installment of our weekly Friday game, WTF IS IT?!?
Each Friday (maybe) we'll put up a photo of some exotic and supposedly edible foodstuff.
First reader to correctly identify the thing will win....
...the smug knowledge that s/he is an insufferable know-it- all.
You're naturally invited to blather on at length about orgins, cooking techniques, amounts safe to imbibe, other non-edible uses, etc.
We were going to start you off with something easy, but then we stumbled across this:
Even the girl who rang us up at the market said she had no idea what to do with it (hey, keep those filthy thoughts to yourselves!)
Here it is in its natural habitat.
Here is where we found it.
Knock yourselves out.