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by ashgale
October 18th, 2019, 9:31 am
Forum: Butterflies
Topic: Todays october butterfly
Replies: 6
Views: 18

Re: Todays october butterfly

that's one Butterfly I've not seen many of this year, its been mainly Painted Ladies and Red Admirals for me, with just a few of the others like yours,
by ashgale
October 18th, 2019, 9:27 am
Forum: fungi for ID
Topic: Few more
Replies: 2
Views: 11

Re: Few more

nice selection there TH :) heres my view on the id's of them,
1/ Honey Fungus- Armillaria species, probaby A.mellea
2/ Clouded Funnel - Clitocybe nebularis
3/ Porcelain Fungus - oudemansiella mucida
by ashgale
October 18th, 2019, 9:23 am
Forum: flies
Topic: Hover fly ?
Replies: 2
Views: 9

Re: Hover fly ?

thanks for the id Moriati :) I just matched it up to your example of that one in the gallery and it looks like you are spot on :)
by ashgale
October 17th, 2019, 8:32 pm
Forum: fungi for ID
Topic: small white spiky fungus for id
Replies: 2
Views: 6

Re: small white spiky fungus for id

I agree with Forager too :)
by ashgale
October 17th, 2019, 8:32 pm
Forum: fungi with gills
Topic: Tricholoma scalpaturum
Replies: 1
Views: 4

Re: Tricholoma scalpaturum

a nice find Forager,
that yellow staining is said to be typical of scalpaturum I believe ?
by ashgale
October 17th, 2019, 8:29 pm
Forum: fungi for ID
Topic: Yet more fungi for identification
Replies: 5
Views: 17

Re: Yet more fungi for identification

in answer to you question, "are they both the same thing ?" then yes is the answer, and regarding your silver birch i'm afraid that it is at risk from it too :( I've had the misfortune to have invade our garden (from an apple tree in next doors garden, which it killed) and from there it spread first...
by ashgale
October 17th, 2019, 8:18 pm
Forum: flies
Topic: Hover fly ?
Replies: 2
Views: 9

Hover fly ?

along with some late butterflies, the ivy flowers were full of flies and wasps and the odd bee or two this afternoon,
including this one, which I think may be an Hoverfly of some sort ?

fly 2.jpg fly 1.jpg fly 3.jpg fly 5.jpg fly 4.jpg
by ashgale
October 17th, 2019, 8:14 pm
Forum: Butterflies
Topic: October Butterflies on the Ivy
Replies: 0
Views: 4

October Butterflies on the Ivy

a nice surprise today was seeing these Red Admirals and Comma Butterflies enjoying both the sun and the ivy flowers, seeing that we are just into the 3rd week of October, I wondered what was the latest anyone has recorded seeing any butterflies ? if the weather stays mild then I suppose we might see...
by ashgale
October 16th, 2019, 2:48 pm
Forum: fungi with gills
Topic: Agaricus xanthodermus
Replies: 2
Views: 11

Re: Agaricus xanthodermus

heres the same two again, from this morning,
the inverted one is a bit waterlogged after lots of rain :roll:

Agaricus xanthodermus 1.jpg Agaricus xanthodermus 2.jpg
by ashgale
October 16th, 2019, 2:46 pm
Forum: fungi with gills
Topic: Tricholma ustaloides
Replies: 2
Views: 5

Re: Tricholma ustaloides

nice find there Fungio, :)
I wouldn't like to choose which one it is myself :) I thought that ustaloides stem had a marked delineation between the brown and white portions, but its hard to say here I think ?