Quest:Toxicology

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Prerequisite: Presumably finishing the aromatic herb foraging quest
Reward: Ability to identify medicinal herbs, the ability to safely handle poisonous herbs, +10 max AP, +10 max HP
Location: 15E 60N DSSGCM
AP Cost: 20 AP for learning to forage; 12-96 AP/herb for actual foraging; 1 AP/herb given to Herman

Take note that all these herbs (aside from the ones you forage in the Thieves Forest) can't be gathered until you start the quest at Herman's.

A small dirty man with a straggly beard is bending over a steaming cauldron.
Herman the Hermit says "You've learned all about the aromatic plants. If you've got the stomach 
and the nerve for it, I could do with some medicinal herbs, too. Do you want to help me?" 
[Learn about Toxicology (20AP)]
Herman the Hermit gives you some basic training in handling dangerous plants.
Let's start with a Pink Spiny Seed Pod
You lose a Pink Spiny Seed Pod.
Herman the Hermit says "Thanks for fetching that herb - it was a Castor Bean Pod."
"Now you can get me a Red Hairy Vine."
You lose a Red Hairy Vine.
Herman the Hermit says "Thanks for fetching that herb - it was a Poison Ivy Stem."
"Now you can get me a Dark Blue Flower."
You lose a Dark Blue Flower.
Herman the Hermit says "Thanks for fetching that herb - it was a Aconite Flower."
"Now you can get me a Hard Smooth Nut-Shell."
You lose a Hard Smooth Nut-Shell.
Herman the Hermit says "Thanks for fetching that herb - it was a Wild Almond."
"Now you can get me a Handful of Small Red Berries."
You lose a Handful of Small Red Berries.
Herman the Hermit says "Thanks for fetching that herb - it was a Yew Berry."
"Now you can get me a Round Black Berry."
You lose 4 Round Black Berries.
Herman the Hermit says "Thanks for fetching that herb - it was a Belladonna Berry."
"Now you can get me a Violet Bell-Shaped Flower."
You lose 2 Violet Bell-Shaped Flowers.
Herman the Hermit says "Thanks for fetching that herb - it was a Foxglove."
"There doesn't seem to be any more that I can teach you right now."
You feel more alert.
You feel healthier.

You gain +10 Max AP and +10 Max HP.

You gain the ability to forage safely without poisoning yourself as you learn to identify each plant. You don't have to wait till you've completed the quest for that benefit.

Table of real names

The herbs that drop in Woods don't drop in other Forest tiles.

Item foraged Herman identified it as Where to find it
Dark Blue Flower Aconite Flower Thieves' Forest
Handful of Small Red Berries Yew Berry Graveyard, Woods
Hard Smooth Nut-Shell Wild Almond Badlands
Pink Spiny Seed Pod Castor Bean Pod Badlands
Red Hairy Vine Poison Ivy Stem Woods
Round Black Berry Belladonna Berry Thieves' Forest
Violet Bell-Shaped Flower Foxglove Thieves' Forest
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