• Plants Centaurs burn this, observing the fumes and flames to refine the results of their stargazing (OP27). Read More
• Plants • Potion ingredients A potion ingredient used to make Confusing and Befuddlement Draughts. The plant is supposed to inflame the brain, and therefore useful to producing hot-headedness and recklessness (OP18). Read More
• Character Derwent Shimpling was a comedian known for his boldness; he once ate an entire Venomous Tentacula as a bet. Though he lived, he’s still purple. Wizards and witches everywhere love his silly sense of humor and his boldness. (FW). Read More
• Organizations A secretive 18th century duelling club which only admitted those who carried an aspen wand (Pm: Wand woods)… Read More
• Character Wizard whose letter was published in The Daily Prophet proposing the creation of a new wizarding holiday (DP1)… Read More
• Games, toys, and jokes A range of sweets to make the eater ill; each different category looks like a different type of sweet and causes a different kind of illness. Each sweet is colour-coded so that one end causes the illness and the other makes the effect lift (OP6). Read More
• Event Harry visits Hagrid with Slughorn, where the three hold a burial for Aragog. Slughorn and Hagrid drink to honor the deceased Acromantula, and when Hagrid falls asleep, Harry talks with Slughorn about his and Dumbledore’s efforts to reveal Voldemort’s past. Slughorn had refused to share his own memory of telling… Read More
• Character Witch who writes in to Tilden Toots’ herbology radio show “Toots’ Shoots ‘n’ Roots” to ask about a sick Flitterbloom plant (JKR). Read More
• Plants The Snakewood Tree is an unknown species which grew from the buried remains of Salazar Slytherin’s wand at Ilvermorny School in Massachusetts. Read More
• Plants The pods of the Snargaluff tree are green and pulsating, about the size of a grapefruit. Read More
• Plants The Snargaluff tree is a rather vicious plant which looks like a gnarled stump until it is disturbed, at which its spiky branches attack. Inside the snargaluff are a number of small pods which, when stabbed, emit wriggling tubers. The correct way to juice the tubers is found in the book Flesh-Eating… Read More
• Plants • Potion ingredients An ingredient in Confusing and Befuddlement Draughts (which see)… Read More
• Character Phyllida Spore was a famous herbologist and the author of One Thousand Magical Herbs and Fungi (PS5). Read More
• Character Pomona Sprout was a squat little witch with fly-away gray hair who taught Herbology at Hogwarts. In the greenhouses, Sprout had to deal with a wide variety of magical plants, some of which were very strange and even dangerous. She handled them all with aplomb, even the Venomous Tentacula. Her… Read More
• Plants • Potion ingredients Squill is a mundane flower whose a bulb is used as a potion ingredient. Read More
• Plants When poked with a sharp instrument, the Mimbulus mimbletonia plant shoots out thick green sap from every pulsating boil. Read More