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by jowhitwell
August 19th, 2019, 9:47 pm
Forum: Moths
Topic: Cinnabar moth caterpillars
Replies: 12
Views: 53

Re: Cinnabar moth caterpillars

just the odd few spotted this evening,
Cinnabar moth caterpillar 1.JPG Cinnabar moth caterpillar 3.JPG Cinnabar moth caterpillar 2.JPG
by jowhitwell
August 16th, 2019, 8:32 pm
Forum: fungi for ID
Topic: small brownish fungus on a cow pat
Replies: 0
Views: 4

small brownish fungus on a cow pat

two or three of these small brown fungus were found on an old cowpat yesterday,
only about 25mm wide,
not sure if the one in pic 4 is the same sort or not, as it looks a little different and was on the other end of the cow pat,
fungus 1.JPG fungus 3.JPG fungus 2.JPG fungus 4.JPG
by jowhitwell
August 16th, 2019, 8:28 pm
Forum: Butterflies
Topic: Skipper butterfly ?
Replies: 1
Views: 7

Skipper butterfly ?

got a brief look at this little butterfly on some ragwort, before it flew off,
is it one of the Skipper species ?
skipper butterfly.JPG
by jowhitwell
August 11th, 2019, 9:27 pm
Forum: Wild flowers
Topic: Harebells
Replies: 1
Views: 4

Harebells

we found some nice Harebells today, among the heather :)
Harebells 1.JPG Harebells 2.JPG Harebells 4.JPG Harebells 3.JPG
by jowhitwell
August 8th, 2019, 7:18 pm
Forum: rusts
Topic: rust on Coltsfoot leaves
Replies: 2
Views: 33

Re: rust on Coltsfoot leaves

we came across a large patch of Coltsfoot this afternoon, so of course, I had to have a look to see if there was any of that rust on any of it :? and found just two or three leaves had some on them, but no doubt it will soon spread to the rest ! Coltsfoot rust 1.JPG Coltsfoot rust 2.JPG Coltsfoot ru...
by jowhitwell
August 3rd, 2019, 4:05 pm
Forum: Butterflies
Topic: Butterflies
Replies: 0
Views: 7

Butterflies

Butterflies at last :)
spotted this lovely Peacock butterfly earlier this afternoon

Peacock.JPG

and, I think ? a Meadow Brown Butterfly

meadow brown2.JPG meadow brown 1.JPG
by jowhitwell
July 31st, 2019, 5:33 pm
Forum: fungi with gills
Topic: Pale Brittlestem - Psathyrella candolleana
Replies: 2
Views: 11

Re: Pale Brittlestem - Psathyrella candolleana

these look to be the same thing to me,
on a path among the grass, some looked much younger being paler,

Psathyrella_6.JPG Psathyrella_2.JPG Psathyrella_8.JPG Psathyrella_7.JPG Psathyrella_15.JPG Psathyrella_10.JPG
by jowhitwell
July 22nd, 2019, 7:24 pm
Forum: Butterflies
Topic: the Big Butterfly count
Replies: 20
Views: 53

Re: the Big Butterfly count

a few cabbage whites is all ive seen as well,
don't know whats happened to all the other sorts of butterflies ?
by jowhitwell
July 22nd, 2019, 7:22 pm
Forum: flies
Topic: Bluebottle fly
Replies: 2
Views: 10

Re: Bluebottle fly

I think this one might be the same sort, captured it resting on some old plant stems today,
fly.JPG fly 2.JPG
by jowhitwell
July 20th, 2019, 11:35 am
Forum: Moths
Topic: Cinnabar moth caterpillars
Replies: 12
Views: 53

Re: Cinnabar moth caterpillars

a few more this morning :) it looks like we are going to get a few after all :D
caterpillars 2.JPG caterpillars 1.JPG caterpillars 4.JPG caterpillars 3.JPG caterpillars 5.JPG