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by mary
April 20th, 2019, 11:09 am
Forum: Myxomycetes
Topic: Reticularia lycoperdon
Replies: 17
Views: 182

Re: Reticularia lycoperdon

well its appeared again on the old stump for the 3rd year running, and almost in exactly the same spot on the trunk too ! I think it must have appeared overnight, as I am almost certain it was not on the stump when I passed it yesterday, but there it was on this mornings dog walk ! Reticularia lycop...
by mary
April 18th, 2019, 7:25 pm
Forum: Wild flowers
Topic: flowers emerging
Replies: 24
Views: 77

Re: flowers emerging

came across another patch of Coltsfoot this evening, but the majority had already gone to seed :(
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by mary
April 18th, 2019, 7:23 pm
Forum: Butterflies
Topic: Peacock seen
Replies: 1
Views: 9

Re: Peacock seen

this one stubbornly refused to open its wings for a photo this evening, and sat for a couple of minutes with its wings folded before flying off in pursuit of another peacock,

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by mary
April 14th, 2019, 7:16 pm
Forum: Butterflies
Topic: Butterflies
Replies: 1
Views: 5

Re: Butterflies

Butterflies are in short supply here at the moment, but I did see a couple of Peacocks on yesterdays walk,
by mary
April 14th, 2019, 7:14 pm
Forum: Wild flowers
Topic: flowers emerging
Replies: 24
Views: 77

Re: flowers emerging

found a few Coltsfoot on yesterday mornings dog walk, i remembered finding some of that Coltsfoot rust on some leaves last year, so I changed my usual route and had a look to see if any were in flower, and found these, coltsfoot 1.JPG coltsfoot 2.JPG coltsfoot 3.JPG and back on my usual route, i spo...
by mary
April 7th, 2019, 10:03 am
Forum: general fungi topics
Topic: springtime fungus
Replies: 5
Views: 19

Re: springtime fungus

thanks Forager :) I did not really expect getting a full id of it :D
from my book, it could easily be anyone of at least 6 species, (and my book only contains a small number of the total Agaricus species out there !)
so its been filed under my ever growing list of unidentified fungi :roll:
by mary
April 3rd, 2019, 1:06 pm
Forum: general fungi topics
Topic: springtime fungus
Replies: 5
Views: 19

Re: springtime fungus

here is another early one from this morning, while I am fairly confident that it is an that it is an Agaricus of some sort, that is as far as I can go :oops: about 4 inch across, short stem with a large ring, and had a typical mushroom smell, where the cap had split it appeared to have bruised a bro...
by mary
April 3rd, 2019, 12:57 pm
Forum: Wild flowers
Topic: Marsh Marigold
Replies: 2
Views: 11

Re: Marsh Marigold

I would not say tolerated, more of enjoyed I would say, :)
your posts here have been appreciated by all I am sure, so just keep them coming is all I can say :)
by mary
April 3rd, 2019, 12:55 pm
Forum: Wild flowers
Topic: Dead nettles
Replies: 2
Views: 8

Re: Dead nettles

there always seem to be some around, especially the red ones :)
by mary
April 3rd, 2019, 12:54 pm
Forum: new members
Topic: welcome to our newest member Bluebird
Replies: 8
Views: 18

Re: welcome to our newest member Bluebird

welcome to the forum Bluebird :) great to have you with us :)