Colloquially known as “Pecho de Gallina” or “Chicken Breast.” Rather tough and tasteless if you ask me. Of course, the bugs appear to be perfectly happy.

Dried specimen obtainable with permission from el Herbario Nacional de Bolivia

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65% (3)
Recognized by sight
Used references: Acknowledged as local food source.
84% (1)
Recognized by sight: Native to tropical America.

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