Snail: woodpile life (4/5) #nature

 

 

Fauna, Snail, unidentified, May 2017

 

Possibly White-lipped Snail, Cepaea hortensis, or Brown-lipped Snail, Cepaea nemoralis. (more…)

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Common Spotted Orchid #wildflowers

 

 

Flowers, Common Spotted Orchid, May 2017

 

Dactylorhiza fuchsii. (more…)

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Fungus: woodpile life (3/5) #nature

 

 

Fungus, unidentified, May 2017

 

Stereum rameale. Provisional identification. (more…)

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Under attack #trees

 

 

Trees. Dogberry, May 2017

 

The Guelder Rose, Viburnum opulus, was being seriously defoliated by lavae which I assume are Vibernum Beetle, Pyrrhalta viburni, or similar. (more…)

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‘… the blessed and the blessing trees.’ #nature

 

 

Trees, Field Maple, May 2017

 

A line from ‘Spirit of Trees‘ by Wendell Berry. (more…)

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Mouse: Woodpile life (2/5) #wildlife

 

 

Fauna, Wood Mouse, provisional identification, May 2017

 

What might be a young Wood Mouse looked out and then retreated into its intricate moss nest after we moved logs. (more…)

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How to preserve your youth #plants

 

 

Plants, Lemon Balm, May 2017

 

A daily draft of essence of Lemon Balm is the answer, says Baker. (more…)

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Wolf’s Milk #slime mould

 

 

Slime Mould, Wolf's Milk, May 2017

 

Lycogala terrestre. (more…)

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Crab Apple #trees

 

 

Trees, Crab Apple, May 2017

 

Malus sylvestris. (more…)

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Frog: Woodpile life (1/5) #wildlife

 

 

Fauna, Frog, May 2017

 

Rana temporaria was among the creatures disturbed when we shifted a woodpile by hand. (more…)

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Fox by night #wildlife

 

 

Fauna, Fox, May 2017

 

Vulpes vulpes. (more…)

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Speckled Wood #butterflies

 

 

Butterflies, Speckled Wood, May 2017

 

Pararge aegeria. (more…)

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