Hornets and hibernation #insects



Insects, Hornet, October 2017


With the wood ‘closing down’ for winter, this site will be semi-hibernating. We’ll be publishing every Monday and Friday, rather than daily, until the Spring. (more…)

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Dark Honey Fungus #fungus



Fungus, Dark Honey Fungus, provisional identification, October 2017


Armillaria ostoyae, provisional identification. (more…)

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Common Funnel #fungi



Fungi, Common Funnel, October 2017


Possibly Clitocybe gibba. (more…)

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Brick Tuft #fungi



Fungus, Brick Tuft, provisional identification, October 2017


Possibly Hypholoma lateritium. Provisional identification. (more…)

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‘Through ferns with moisture dripping …’



Plants, fern, unidentified, October 2017


From ‘The Blue Mountains‘ by Henry Lawson. (more…)

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Stump Puffball #fungi



Fungi, Stump Puffball, provisional identification, October 2017


Stump Puffball, Lycoperdon pyriforme. Provisional identification. (more…)

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Shaggy Inkcap or the Lawyer’s Wig #fungi



Fungi, Shaggy Inkcap, October 2017


Coprinus comatus, provisional identification, in the middle of the track leading to the wood. (more…)

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Common Jellyspot #fungi



Fungi, Common jellyspot, September 2017


Dacrymyces stillatus. Provisional identification. (more…)

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Crested Coral #fungi



Fungi, Crested Coral, provisional identification, September 2017


Clavulina coralloides. Provisional identification. (more…)

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Brown-lipped Snail #snails



Snail, Brown-lipped Snail, August 2017


Cepaea nemoralis, provisional identification. (more…)

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Sulphur Tuft #fungi



Fungi, Sulphur Tuft, August 2017


While most varieties of butterfly seem to have disappeared earlier, large numbers and species of fungi are appearing sooner in the year than I have seen before. (more…)

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Dark Bush Cricket #insects



Insects, Dark Bush Cricket, provisional identification, July 2017


Pholidoptera griseoaptera. Provisional identification. (more…)

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