Category Archives: Fungi

Hide in the snow

  Such a surprise this morning to wake up and find the ground covered in a thin layer of snow. Within a few minutes of entering the wood I spotted a fox trotting along the hedgerow. I stopped and set … Continue reading

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Afterschool

It’s nearly a month since Winter Solstice and it is definitely more noticeable that the sun is setting later. This time last month the sun was setting around 3.45pm. Today it set at roughly 4.30pm. This has meant that I … Continue reading

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My local patch over Christmas week

The week since Christmas has been busy, together with patches of heavy rain, meaning I haven’t taken as many photos as I could have. I just wanted to say thank you to everyone for their support over the past year. … Continue reading

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Folklore and fungi

While walking through the wood yesterday I came across a Fairy ring. The ring of fungi is caused by the mycelium which moves outwards from the centre. After using up the nutrients, the centre dies and a ring of mushrooms … Continue reading

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Garden wildlife

I’ve had the week off school due to a Streptococcus infection which meant I haven’t been able to go much further than the doctors or my garden. It has actually been great having time to do nothing other than watch … Continue reading

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Looking for fungi

Autumn is now upon us. The leaves are turning colour and falling, the geese are collecting in the nearby field each evening and one by one the bees, wasps and butterflies are disappearing. Autumn is the best time to go … Continue reading

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