Species in the wood

 

 

Autumn.

 

 

The list below shows flora and fauna identified in 2016 and preceding years. Photographs of many species can be found by using the search box or categories (See the Searching This Site page).

KEY
1: 2016* refers to a species recorded for the first time in 2016.
2: 2016+ refers to species recorded every year since 2013 when we began recording. If a species has not been recorded every year, individual years are stated. The site also has photos from 2009-2012 when we did not consistently record.
3: ‘pi’ means provisionally identified, ie there is a better than average chance that we, or a contributor, knows what it is.

AlGAE
Trentepohlia abietina 2016+

FAUNA
Amphibians
Common Frog 2016+
Common Toad 2016+

Birds
Blackbird 2016+
Blue Tit 2016+
Buzzard 2016+
Crow 2016+
Cuckoo 2016+
Great Tit 2016+
Heron 2016, 2015, 2014
Jay 2016+
Magpie 2016+
Mallard 2016, 2015, 2014
Mandarin 2015
Owl, species unknown, 2016, 2015
Pheasant 2016+
Robin 2016+
Woodpecker, species unknown, 2016, 2015
Wood Pigeon 2016+

Insects

Bees and Bumblebees
Apis mellifera, Honey Bee, 2016, 2014 pi
Bombus campestris, Field Cuckoo bumblebee, 2015
Bombus hypnorum, Tree Bumblebee, 2016, 2015, 2014 pi
Bombus lapidaries, Red-tailed Bumblebee 2016* pi
Bombus pascuorum, Common Carder Bee, 2015 2014 pi
Bombus sylvestris, Forest Cuckoo Bumblebee, 2015
Bombus terrestris, Buff-tailed Bumblebee, 2016, 2015, 2014 pi

Butterflies
Brimstone 2016+
Comma 2016*
Gatekeeper 2016, 2014, 2013
Large Skipper 2016, 2015, 2014
Large White 2013
Meadow Brown 2016+ 2012+
Orange Tip, 2016, 2014, 2013+
Peacock 2015, 2014
Red Admiral, 2016*
Ringlet 2016, 2015, 2014
Silver-washed Fritillary 2016+
Small White 2014
Speckled Wood 2016+

Dragonflies, Damselflies and Darters
Common Darter, Sympetrum striolatum, 2016*
Damselfly – Large Red Damselfly 2015+
Dragonfly (species unknown) 2016+
Ruddy Darter 2013

Harvestmen
Leiobunum rotundum, 2014 pi
Mitopus morio 2016*

Hover or Flower Flies
Episyrphus balteatus, 2016, 2014 pi
Eristalis arbustorum, 2015 pi
Eristalis interruptus, 2015 pi
Helophilus pendulus, 2016* pi
Meliscaeva cinctella, 2016, 2014 pi
Syrphus Vitripennis 2015, 2014 pi
Volucella pellucens 2015

Ladybirds
Orange Ladybird, Halyzia sedecimguttata 2015, 2014
Seven-spot Ladybird, Coccinella septempunctata 2014

Miscellaneous
Cardinal Beetle 2016, 2015, 2013
Crane fly, Tipula vittata, 2015, 2013
Cricket, Arachnocephalus Vestitus, 2014 pi
Fly – Noon Fly, 2015, 2014 pi
Froghopper (species unknown) 2016+
Leaf Miner (generic) 2013 pi
Longhorn Strangalia maculate, 2014 pi
Pond Skater, Gerris lacustris, 2016+ 2012+
Sheep tick 2013.
Shieldbug, Eurygaster testudinaria, 2016*
Soldier Beetle, Rhagonycha fulva, 2014 pi

Moths
Blood Vein, Timandra comae, 2016*
Grass Moth, possibly Agriphila straminella 2014 pi.
Grey Dagger, Acronicta pi 2014 pi.
Peacock Moth, Macaria notate 2016* pi.

Mammals
Badger, 2014.
Fox 2016+
Grey squirrel 2016+
Muntjac Deer 2016, 2015, 2014.
Rabbit 2016+ 2012+
Roe Deer 2016+ 2012+
Wood Mouse 2016, 2014 2013

Molluscs

Slugs
Arion ater, Great Black Slug, 2016* pi
Arion distinctus, Common Garden Slug 2015 pi
Arion subfuscus, Dusky Slug, 2014 pi

Snails
Unidentified species 2016+
Banded snail 2014, 2013 pi
Brown-lipped Snail, Cepaea nemoralis 2016, 2015 pi

Spiders
Unidentified species 2016+
Green Orb Spider 2013

FUNGI
(SFG equals positive Sussex Fungi Group identification)

Amillaria sp. 2013 pi
Annulohypoxylon multiforme, Birch Woodwart, 2015+ SFG 2014, 2015, 2016
Armillaria gallica, Bulbous Honey Fungus, 2014 SFG
Armillaria mellea, Honey Fungus, 2014, 2013 pi
Ascocoryne cylichnium, Purple Jellydisc, 2015 SFG
Ascocoryne inflata (nom prov), 2015 SFG
Auricularia mesenterica, Tripe Fungus, 2016, 2015, SFG
Bisporella subpallida, 2015, SFG
Bolbitius titubans, Yellow Fieldcap, 2015, SFG
Boletaceae sp. 2014 pi
Byssomerulius corium, Netted Crust, 2015, SFG
Calocera cornea, Small Stagshorn, 2014, SFG 2015
Calocera viscosa, Yellow Stagshorn, 2016, 2015, 2013, SFG
Ceratiomyxa fruticulosa, 2015, SFG
Chaetosphaerella phaeostroma, 2016* SFG
Chlorociboria aeruginascens, Green Elfcup, 2014, 2015, 2016, SFG
Chlorencoelia versiformis, 2016* SFG
Chondrostereum purpureum, Silverleaf, 2014 SFG
Cistella grevillea, 2014 SFG
Clavulinopsis helvola, Yellow Club, 2014 SFG
Clitocybe ditopa, Mealy Frosted Funnel, 2014 SFG
Clitocybe geotropa, Trooping Funnel, 2014, 2015, SFG
Clitocybe gibba, Common Funnel, 2015 pi
Clitocybe metachroa, Grey Brown Funnel, 2014, SFG
Clitocybe nebularis, Clouded Funnel, 2014 SFG
Clitocybe phyllophila, Frosty Funnel, 2014 SFG
Clavulinopsis helvola, Yellow Club, 2015, SFG
Clitocybe ditopa, 2015, SFG
Coniophora puteana, Wet Rot, 2014 SFG
Coprinellus disseminatus, Fairy Inkcap, 2014 SFG
Coprinopsis lagopus, Hare’s Foot Inkcap, 2015, SFG
Coprinus micaceus, Glistening Inkcap, 2015, 2013 pi SFG 2015
Cortinarius casimiri, 2015 SFG
Cortinarius galeobdolon, 2014 SFG
Cortinarius triumphans, Birch Webcap, 2014 SFG
Crepidotus applanatus, Flat Oysterling, 2014, 2015 SFG
Crepidotus cesatii, 2016* SFG
Crepidotus lundelii, 2015 SFG
Crepidotus mollis, Peeling Oysterling, 2014, 2015 SFG
Crocicreas fraxinophila, 2014, SFG
Cyathicula (=Crocicreas) fraxinophila, 2015 SFG
Dacrymyces chrysospermus, Orange Jelly Spot 2015 SFG
Dacrymyces stillatus, Common Jelly Spot. 2016* SFG
Daedaleopsis confragosa, Blushing Bracket, 2016+ SFG 2014
Daldinia concentrica, Cramp Balls, 2016+ SFG
Didymosphaeria massarioides, 2014, SFG
Didymosphaeria oblitescens, 2014, SFG
Entoloma c.f velenovskyi, 2014, SFG
Entoloma hebes, 2015 SFG
Entoloma hirtipes, 2014, SFG
Exidia nucleata, Crystal Brain Fungus, 2015 SFG
Galerina marginata, Funeral Bell, 2014, 2015 SFG
Gymnopus foetidus, Fetid Marasmius, 2014, 2015, 2016 SFG
Hemimycena tortuosa, Dewdrop Bonnet, 2015 SPG
Heterobasidion annosum, Root Rot, 2014 pi, SFG 2014
Hyalorbilia sp. 2016* SFG
Hygrocybe psittacina, Parrot Waxcap, 2014, 2013 SFG 2014
Hygrophorus cossus, SFG 2014
Hymenoscyphus fraxineus, Chalara or ash dieback, 2016*. SFG
Hyphodiscus hymeniophilus, 2016*. SFG
Hypholoma sp. 2013 pi.
Hypholoma fasciculare, Sulphur Tuft, 2016+ SFG 2014
Hypoxylon fuscum, Hazel Woodwart, 2016* SFG
Hypoxylon multiforme, Birch Woodwart, 2015+, 2013+ SFG 2014
Hypoxylon petriniae, 2016* SFG
Hysterium angustatum, SFG 2014
Inocybe sp. 2014, 2013 pi
Inocybe geophylla var. geophylla, White Fibrecap, SFG 2014
Inocybe geophylla var. lilacina, Lilac Fibrecap, SFG 2014
Kuehneromyces mutabilis, Sheathed Woodtuft, 2014 pi
Lactarius aurantiacus, Orange Milkcap, 2014, SFG
Lactarius deterrimus, False Saffron Milkcap, 2014, SFG
Lactarius quietus, Oakbug Milkcap, 2014, SFG
Lactarius tabidus, Birch Milkcap, 2015 SFG
Lasiosphaeria ovina, 2016* SFG
Laetiporus sulphurous, Chicken of the Woods, 2016, 2014 pi
Lenzites betulina, Birch Mazegill, 2014, 2015 SFG
Lepista flaccida, Tawny Funnel, 2015 SFG
Lepista nuda, Wood Blewit, 2014, 2015 SFG
Leptosphaeria galiorum, 2014, SFG
Leptospora rubella, 2014, SFG
Lophiostoma macrostomum, 2014, SFG
Lycoperdon perlatum, Common Puffball, 2013 pi
Lycoperdon pyriforme, Stump Puffball, 2016, 2014, SFG
Macrocystidia cucumis, Cucumber Cap, 2014, SFG
Marasius rotula, Pinwheel Mushroom, 2016* SFG
Marasius wynnae, 2016* SFG
Marasmiellus ramealis, Twig Parachute, 2013 pi SFG 2014, 2015, 2016
Marasmius buillardii, 2015 SFG
Marasmius cohaerens, 2016* SFG
Marasmius epiphyllus, Leaf Parachute, 2014 SFG
Marasmius torquescens, 2016* SFG
Marasmius wynnei, Pearly Parachute, 2014 SFG
Melanotus horizontalis, Wood Oysterling, 2014 SFG
Melomastia mastoidea, 2014 SFG
Morchella elata, Black Morel, 2014 pi
Mycena acicula, Orange Bonnet, 2016* SFG
Mycena adscendens, Frosty Bonnet, 2016, 2015 SFG
Mycena crocata, Saffrondrop Bonnet 2016* SFG
Mycena crocea, Walnut Mycena, 2014 SFG
Mycena epipterygia, Yellow Bonnet, 2014 SFG
Mycena filopes, 2016* SFG
Mycena galericulata, Common Bonnet 2016, 2015 pi
Mycena haematopus, Bleeding Fairy Helmet, 2016, 2015 SFG
Mycena inclinata, Clustered Bonnet, 2015 pi
Mycena polygramma, Grooved Bonnet, 2014 SFG
Mycena pura, Lilac Bonnet, 2014, SFG
Mycena sanguinolenta, 2016* SFG
Mycena speirea, Bark Bonnet, 2016 2015 SFG
Mycena stylobates, Bulbus Bonnet, 2016* SFG
Nitschkia broomeana, 2014, SFG
Paxillus involutus, Brown Roll-Rim, 2014, 2016,SFG
Phleogena faginea, Curry Stalkball, 2014, SFG
Phragmidium violaceum, Violet Bramble Rust, 2014, SFG
Piptoporus betulinus, Birch Polypore, 2016+ pi, SFG 2014, 2015, 2016
Pleurotus cornucopiae, Branching Oyster, 2013 pi
Pleurotus dryinus, Veiled Oyster, 2015 SFG
Pluteus cervinus, Deer Shield, 2013 SFG 2014, 2015, 2016.
Pluteus chrysophaeus, Yellow Shield, 2016* SFG
Pluteus pouzarianus, 2016* SFG.
Pluteus salicinus, Willow Shield, 2013 pi. SFG 2016
Pluteus umbrosus, Velvet Shield, 2016* SFG
Polyporus leptocephalus, Blackfoot Polypore 2014 SFG
Postia caesia, Conifer Blueing Bracket, 2014, 2015, 2016, SFG
Psathyrella sp. 2013 pi
Psathyrella piluliformis, 2015 SFG
Puccinia caricina var. ribesii-pendulae, 2014 SFG
Ramaria flaccida, 2015 SFG
Rickenella fibula, Orange Mosscap, 2014, 2016 SFG
Rickenella swartzii, Collared Mosscap, 2014, SFG
Roridomyces roridus, Dripping bonnet, 2015 SFG
Russula sp. 2013 pi
Russula betularum, Birch Brittlegill, 2014 SFG
Russula fuscorubroides, 2015 SFG
Russula velenovskyi, 2016* SFG
Sarcoscypha austriaca, Scarlet Elfcup, 2015, 2014
Schizopora paradoxa, Split Porecrust, 2016, 2015 SFG
Simocybe centunculus, 2016* SFG
Skeletocutis amorpha, 2014 SFG
Stemonitopsis typhina, 2016* SFG
Stereum hirsutum, Hairy Curtain Crust, 2013. SFG 2014, 2015, 2016
Stereum subtomentosum, Yellowing Curtain Crust, 2016, 2015 SFG
Trametes gibbosa, Lumpy Bracket, 2016* pi
Trametes versicolor, Turkeytail, 2015+ SFG 2014, 2015
Tremella mesenterica, Yellow Brain Fungus, 2016* SFG
Trichaptom abietinum, Purplepore Bracket, 2013 pi. SFG 2014, 2015
Tricholoma fulvum, Birch Knight, 2016, 2014, 2015 SFG
Typhula erythropus, Club Fungus, 2015 SFG
Tyromyces chioneus, White Cheese Polypore, 2015 SFG
Unguiculariopsis robergei, 2014, SFG
Xerula radicata, Deep Root, 2014 SFG
Xylaria hypoxylon, Candlesnuff, 2016+ SFG 2014, 2015, 2016.
Xylaria longipes, Dead Moll’s Fingers 2016*

PLANTS

Ferns
Lady Fern 2016, 2015, 2013 pi
Male Fern, 2014, pi

Flowers
Barren Strawberry, 2016, 2015, 2014
Betony 2016, 2015, 2014
Bistort 2016, 2015, 2014
Bitter Vetch 2015, 2014
Bittersweet 2016+
Black Bryony 2016+, 2012+
Bluebell 2016+ 2012+
Bramble 2016+ 2012+
Bugle 2016+, 2012+
Burdock 2016+
Bush Vetch 2016+
Common Centaury 2016, 2015, 2014
Common Dog Violet 2016+ 2012+
Common Hawkweed, 2016* pi
Common Nettle 2016+ 2012+
Common Ragwort 2016+ 2012+
Common Spotted Orchid 2016+ 2012+
Cowslip 2016+ 2012+
Creeping Buttercup 2016+, 2012+
Cuckooflower 2016+ 2012+
Daffodil, 2016*
Dandelion 2016+, 2012+
Devil’s-bit Scabious 2016, 2015
Dog Rose 2016+
Dog’s Mercury 2016+, 2012+
Early Purple Orchid 2016+, 2012+
Enchanter’s Nightshade 2016, 2013
False Oxlip 2016, 2015, 2014
Field Rose 2016, 2014, 2013
Fleabane 2016+, 2012+
Germander Speedwell 2016+, 2012+
Greater Willowherb 2016, 2013
Greater Butterfly Orchid 2016+
Greater Stitchwort 2016+, 2012+
Ground Elder 2016, 2014
Ground Ivy 2016, 2015, 2014
Hairy Bittercress 2015 pi
Hedge Parsley 2015 pi
Hedge Woundwort 2016, 2015, 2014
Hemp Agrimony 2016+
Herb Robert 2016+, 2012+
Honeysuckle 2016+, 2012+
Ivy 2016+, 2012+
Lesser Celandine 2016+, 2012+
Lesser Spearwort 2013
Lords and Ladies 2016+, 2012+
Marsh Bedstraw 2016, 2015, 2014 pi
Marsh Thistle 2016+
Meadowsweet 2016, 2013
Meadow Vetchling 2016*
Mint, 2016, 2015, 2014
Nipplewort, 2014 pi
Opposite-leaved Golden-Saxifrage 2016+
Pignut 2016, 2015
Prickly-Sow Thistle 2016*
Primrose 2016+, 2012+
Ragged Robin 2016+
Ramsons 2016+, 2012+
Red Clover, 2014 pi
Self-heal 2016+
Spear Thistle 2015
Spurge Laurel 2016, 2014
St John’s Wort 2016+
Sweet Violet 2016, 2014 pi
Thistle (generic) 2016+ 2012+
Upright Hedge-parsley 2013
Water Mint 2016*
Wavy Bittercress 2014
Wild Clary 2014 pi
Wild Strawberry 2016+
Wood Anemone 2016+, 2012+
Wood Dock 2015, 2014
Wood Forget-me-not 2016+. 2012+
Wood Spurge 2016+, 2012+
Yellow Archangel 2016+
Yellow Pimpernel 2016, 2015, 2014

Grasses:
Field Woodrush, Luzula campestris, 2016*
Yorkshire Fog, Holcus lanatus, 2015 pi

Mosses
Brachythecium, 2013 pi
Brachythecium rutabulum, 2015 pi
Climacium dendroides, 2013 pi
Eurhynchium striatum, Common striated feather-moss, 2016, 2015 pi
Mnium hornum, 2015 pi
Plagiothecium denticulatum 2014 pi

Rushes
Juncus effusus, Soft Rush, 2013 pi

Sedges
Carex pendula, Pendulous Sedge, 2016, 2015, 2014
Carex remota, Remote Sedge, 2015 pi

Trees
Ash 2016+, 2012+
Aspen 2016+
Birch 2016+, 2012+
Blackthorn 2016+
Crab Apple 2016+
Crack Willow 2016+, 2012+
Elder 2016, 2015
Field Maple 2016+
Goat Willow, Pussy Willow, 2016, 2015, 2014
Guelder Rose 2016*
Hawthorn 2016+, 2012+
Hazel 2016+, 2012+
Holly 2016+, 2012+
Hornbeam 2016, 2014
Oak 2016+, 2012+
Spindle 2016+.
Small Leaved Lime 2016, 2014
Spruce 2016+, 2012+
Sweet Chestnut 2016, 2015, 2014
Wild Cherry 2016, 2015, 2014

SLIME MOULDS
Enteridium lycoperdon, False Puffball, 2013 pi
Fuligo septica, Dog’s Vomit or Scrambled Egg 2016, 2013 pi
Lycogala terrestre, Wolf’s Milk, 2016, 2014, 2013 pi. SFG 2015