A photo blog recording an English wood

'Nature gives to every time and season some beauties of its own …' Charles Dickens

Pertusaria hymenea #lichen

 

 

Lichen, Pertusaria hymenea, provisional identification, March 2017

 

Provisional identification. Seen on twig on woodland floor. (more…)

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‘You better not fool with a Bumblebee!’ #bees #bumblebees

 

 

Bumblebee, unidentified, March 2017

 

From The Bumblebee by James Whitcomb Riley. (more…)

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Possibly an Inkcap (2) #fungi

 

 

Fungi, unidentified, March 2017

 

Could be Coprinopsis lagopus, Hare’s Foot Inkcap. (more…)

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‘How doth his patient strength the rude March wind … #trees

 

 

Trees, Oak, March 2017

 

Persuade to seem glad breaths of summer breeze.’ (more…)

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Forest of moss #nature

 

 

Moss, unidentified, March 2017

 

Perhaps Creeping Feather Moss, Amblystegium serpens. (more…)

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How to avoid long teeth #plants #wildflowers

 

 

Flowers, Common Dog-violet, March 2017

 

Eat Common Dog-Violet, Viola riviniana, according to Plant Lore. (more…)

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The east ride #nature

 

 

Ditch, nature, March 2017

 

The ditch is still flowing. (more…)

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An emetic and purgative #plants

 

 

Flowers, Dog's Mercury, March 2017

 

Among the qualities of Mercurialis perennis, according to The Poison Garden website. (more…)

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Possibly an Inkcap (1) #fungi

 

 

Fungi, Glistening Inkcap pi, March 2017

 

Perhaps Coprinellus micaceus or Coprinopsis lagopus. Provisional identification. (more…)

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A world turned upside down #nature

 
 

Pond, nature, March 2017

 

The pond. (more…)

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Primrose #wildflowers

 

 

Flowers, Primrose, March 2017

 

Lovely to see Primula vulgaris back on the rides. (more…)

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Brimstone #butterflies

 

 

Butterfly, Brimstone, March 2017

 

Having spotted Brimstones on the wing for years and never been able to photograph one, delighted this male stayed still. (more…)

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