The largest Ash in the wood #trees

 

 

Trees, Ash, August 2017

 

Fraxinus excelsior. (more…)

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Common Funnel #fungi

 

 

Fungi, Common Funnel, August 2017

 

Clitocybe gibba, provisional identification. (more…)

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Devil’s-bit Scabious #wildflowers

 

 

Flowers, Devil's-bit scabious, August 2017

 

Succisa pratensis. (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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Feast of fruit #nature

 

 

Flowers, Bramble, August 2017

 

Bramble, Rubus fruticosus. (more…)

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The butterflies have flown #butterflies

 

 

Butterflies, Speckled Wood, August 2017

 

Apart from some Speckled Wood’s and an occasional white, the butterflies have disappeared much earlier than in previous years. (more…)

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‘I love to see the summer beaming forth’ #nature

 

 

Trees, nature, August 2017

 

From ‘Sonnet’ by John Clare. (more…)

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Owl #birds

 

 

Birds, Owl, August 2017

 

We’ve regularly heard Owls in the wood. This one was near the pond, species unknown. (more…)

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Muntjac by night #deer

 

 

Deer, Muntjac, August 2017

 

Muntiacus reevesi. (more…)

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Mycena #fungi

 

 

Fungi, unidentified, August 2017

 

Unidentified fungi, possibly of the Mycena sp. (more…)

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Tapered Drone Fly #flowerflies #hoverflies

 

 

Insects, Tapered Drone Fly, August 2017

 

Male Eristalis pertinax. Provisional identification. (more…)

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Gatekeeper #butterflies

 

 

Butterflies, Gatekeeper, August 2017

 

Pyronia tithonus. (more…)

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