Tag: fungi

Sometimes it’s worth while just looking a bit more closely at the things you are about to stand on. Walking round Newborough Forest on Anglesey we came across all sorts of fungi, we’ve no idea what any of it was so didn’t pick any and just took a few snaps where we could. There were a lot of rotting tree stumps, mostly old pines, with a variety of lichens, mosses and fungi feeding on the slowly decaying wood. This one looks almost like a tiny version of a ‘lost world’…

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It doesn’t seem like 2 minutes since we were away enjoying ourselves on Anglesey but it’s been almost 2 months and no matter how hard we tried we’ve not realy managed to get out sea fishing or walking anything like as much as we wanted. As per usual there hasn’t been any specific reason for this except for the normal reasons most home owners have such as those last minute fixes that you’ve put off but desperately need doing before winter sets in and it’s too late. Well, we’ve done…

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I was determined to get out for a walk on Sunday even though the weather was a bit overcast so I paid a long over due visit to one of our local nature reserves, Mere Sands Wood, which is managed by the Wildlife Trust for Lancashire, Manchester and North Merseyside. This reserve has always been a favourite of mine, not only because it’s almost on our doorstep, but due the the huge variety of flora and fauna that can be seen without the use of any special equipment. As I…

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