A photo blog recording an English wood

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

Space oddity #wildflowers

 

 

Flowers, Devils-bit Scabious, September 2017

 

There’s something unworldly about Devils-bit scabious, Succisa pratensis. (more…)

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September sun #nature

 

 

Trees, general, September 2017

 

A first autumn visit on a sunny morning. (more…)

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Hanging on #trees

 

 

Trees, Crab Apple, September 2017

 

Most of the crab apples are on the ground but a few haven’t fallen yet. (more…)

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Birds of a feather #birds

 

 

Birds, Great Tit, September 2017

 

A flock of Great Tits made its way through the clearing. (more…)

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A last glimpse of summer … #nature

 

Nature, north ride, August 2017

 

The north ride, looking east. (more…)

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Good and bad in the wood’s 2016 species list #nature

 

 

Fungi, Hyalorbilia Lunata, October 2016

Hyalorbilia Lunata. Copyright: Surrey Fungus Group.

 

More than 30 new species were recorded in the wood in 2016, most of them fungi but the largest a tree! (more…)

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Stagshorn #fungi

 

 

Fungi, Yellow Stagshorn, August 2017

 

Probably immature, Calocera viscosa, Yellow Stagshorn. (more…)

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Brown-lipped Snail #snails

 

 

Snail, Brown-lipped Snail, August 2017

 

Cepaea nemoralis, provisional identification. (more…)

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‘There is an evening coming in across the fields …’ #nature

 

 

Nature, trees, August 2017

 

Goingby Philip Larkin and the view leaving the copse. (more…)

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Autumnal #trees

 

 

Trees, Hawthorn, August 2017

 

Autumn arrived early in the wood, with plenty of berries and fungi. (more…)

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Dog Vomit or Scrambled Egg #slime mould

 

 

Slime Mould, Dog Vomit, August 2017

 

Fuligo septica. (more…)

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Guelder rose #trees

 

 

Trees, Guelder Rose, August 2017

 

Viburnum opulus. (more…)

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