A photo blog recording an English wood

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

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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Birch Polypore #fungi

 

 

Fungi, Birch Polypore, October 2017

 

Piptoporus betulinus. (more…)

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Insect hotel #trees

 

 

Trees, nature, October 2017

 

Finished stacking old rotting logs near the new trees and already seen a wren and wood mouse investigating. (more…)

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Wolf’s Milk #slime moulds

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Slime Mould, Wolf's Milk, October 2017

 

Lycogala terrestre. (more…)

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Autumn colours #trees

 

 

Trees, Oak, October 2017

 

Oak, Quercus robur. (more…)

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Candlesnuff #fungus

 

 

Fungus, Candlesnuff, October 2017

 

Xylaria hypoxylon. (more…)

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Late, late show #wildflowers

 

 

Flowers, Common Centuary, October 2017

 

Common Centaury, Centaurium erythraea, still flowering near the pond. (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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Hawthorn #trees

 

 

Trees, Hawthorn, October 2017

 

Crataegus monogyna. (more…)

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East ride #trees

 

 

Ride, east, October 2015

 

Looking south. (more…)

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Sulphur Tuft #fungi

 

 

Fungi, Sulphur Tuft, October 2017

 

Looks like Hypholoma fasciculare. Provisional identification. (more…)

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Herb Robert #wildflowers

 

 

Flowers, Herb Robert, October 2017

 

Geranium robertianum provides flashes of colour. (more…)

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