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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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Butterfly walk

Sunday morning we walked around the wood and the fields on the edge of the wood looking for butterflies. It wasn’t a great morning for looking, at 10am the weather was cloudy, only about 16 degrees C with a slight … Continue reading

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Walk in the woods – Day 12

The woods are now every shade of green imaginable. On a slow walk through the woods I noticed the bluebells from last month have been replaced by uncurling bracken. The trees now heavy with leaves of many shapes and sizes. … Continue reading

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Look under a stone or log – Day 7

For Day 7 of 30 Days Wild I turned over a few stones and logs to see what I could find.   Under one log I came across this yellow slug, I hoped it might be a Lemon Slug but … Continue reading

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Fox cubs

Barely taller than the Bluebells themselves, three fox cubs play while their mother watches over them. I slowly creep closer until I’m hiding behind a tree trunk that conveniently splits into two giving me an ideal viewing point.     … Continue reading

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A badger and a fox

It is not often that I get both a badger and a fox together, mostly they will avoid each other and the fox will only appear once the badgers have left for the fields. During the day I often find … Continue reading

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Polecat, Badgers and a fox

I started the week off by going to see Ben Garrod’s ‘So you think you know about Dinosaurs’ show in Cheltenham. It was brilliant, not only is the show informative but it is really fun. Packed with loads of film … Continue reading

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