Finding Directions - Simply stand a stick on end and place a small rock where the tip of the shadow falls. Wait ten to fifteen minutes and place a second rock at the point where the tip of the shadow has moved too. Draw a line between the two point
I'd still be afraid to collect mushrooms myself: Edible fungi chart. If the world is ever covered in darkness, the only plants that will grow without sunlight are mushrooms. Stick this in your survival guide!