Monthly Archives: August 2017

WIld flowers at Ledsham Vale

t was a warm, muggy cloudy morning for our last walk of the season where our aim was to find autumn lady’s tresses, a tiny spiralling flower hiding in low grass.  Amongst the damp grass along the main path we … Continue reading

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August field meeting at Nostell Priory

The Society’s final outdoor meeting of a full summer programme for this year attracted a very good attendance on 13 August 2017.  Members were greeted with a fine sunny morning and treated to some special wildlife sightings as we walked … Continue reading

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The start to the fungus season has been a good one. Many fungi are emerging in lots of locations. Colin Booker and I took a walk at Walton Colliery Country Park and started finding many fungi as soon as we … Continue reading

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Fungal Finds

During a walk at Fitzwilliam Country Park, I came across some common puffballs (Lycoperdon perlatum). They were just pushing up through the moss and I thought they looked very striking. There were quite a few Russulas growing beneath silver birches … Continue reading

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