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by bizzy
October 14th, 2019, 11:18 am
Forum: Rusts and Moulds
Topic: Phycomyces
Replies: 4
Views: 17

Re: Phycomyces

I've seen the "hairy" dog poo many times on my travels before :roll:
I just didn't connect it to being a fungus though :roll:
very interesting stuff :)
by bizzy
October 14th, 2019, 11:15 am
Forum: fungi for ID
Topic: fungus in Beechwood for id
Replies: 1
Views: 7

fungus in Beechwood for id

there were a few of these under some beech trees yesterday, these two being the best of the bunch, the others were either withered or had been damaged by some one or something, they had an odd sort of smell which seemed familiar, but I couldn't put a name to it, 4 to 5 inch tall and about 3 inches w...
by bizzy
October 8th, 2019, 7:03 pm
Forum: Moths
Topic: Moth for ID
Replies: 4
Views: 22

Re: Moth for ID

that looks spot on , so it looks liked you've cracked it again Moriati :)
by bizzy
October 5th, 2019, 2:34 pm
Forum: Moths
Topic: Moth for ID
Replies: 4
Views: 22

Re: Moth for ID

I don't think the white spotted legs is too much help in getting an id,
the yellow underwing group seem to have white spotted legs too, but I don't think its one of those,
Moriati is your man for moths, so i'm sure he will know what it is :)
by bizzy
October 5th, 2019, 2:25 pm
Forum: Butterflies
Topic: Red Admiral
Replies: 4
Views: 21

Re: Red Admiral

we got one this morning too :)
although it soon disappeared once the sun went in :(

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by bizzy
October 2nd, 2019, 11:23 am
Forum: fungi with gills
Topic: Shaggy Ink Cap
Replies: 3
Views: 18

Re: Shaggy Ink Cap

I've heard of mushrooms pushing their way through tarmac before ! but never seen it myself,
you wouldn't think that they were strong enough to do it, being somewhat soft and delicate, and tarmac is to all intents and purposes hard and unyeilding !
by bizzy
October 2nd, 2019, 11:18 am
Forum: Wild flowers
Topic: Ladies Bedstraw ?
Replies: 6
Views: 26

Re: Ladies Bedstraw ?

it looks the same to me :)
but i'm no expert :roll: but I don't know what else it might be if its not ?
by bizzy
October 2nd, 2019, 11:16 am
Forum: fungi with gills
Topic: Agaricus Campestris
Replies: 5
Views: 25

Re: Agaricus Campestris

I found a solitary one on the path side this morning,
I thought it was a puffball at first, the veil was still intact over the gills, and it was only when I pulled it open that those nice pink gills proved differently,

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by bizzy
September 26th, 2019, 12:12 pm
Forum: Moths
Topic: Clifden nonpareil
Replies: 0
Views: 3

Clifden nonpareil

just saw this article about the Clifden nonpareil moth, which I thought would be of interest to you (especially Moriati, who had posted the very same moth on the forum :D )
you can see the article here