Dipterocarp and a couple of other tree species offer resin which will stay lit for a long time. This is very useful when trying to get a fire going in wet or moist conditions.
If you don’t know which resins light, just try a variety and try to remember what that tree looks like. You don’t really have to know the species.
|Exposed tree resin… try it. It will either burn or it won’t.|
|Some tree resin will stay lit for a long time.
This will greatly add in getting a fire going in wet conditions.