Monthly Archives: September 2010

Crosby to Bootle on the canal, 5th September 2010

We met at Queen Square on a warm but overcast morning for the X2 at 9.57. From Myers Road East we walked through the houses to Rimrose Valley Country Park, straight across to the Leeds-Liverpool canal and turned south. There … Continue reading

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Eastham CP Fungi Finds

Another fungi hunt this time to Eastham Country Park on the Wirral, 4th September 2010. More good finds and with the wet weather due this week it should be a great Autumn for fungi! The distinctive foetid smell of the Common … Continue reading

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Dibbinsdale Fungi Finds

An August bank holiday outing to Dibbinsdale LNR on the Wirral provided some interesting fungi finds including some edible and some deadly delights! A 22cm wide fresh specimen of edible Beefsteak Fungus Fistulina hepatica. In a couple of weeks this will have … Continue reading

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Oak Galls

A selection of distorted growths or Galls found on Pedunculate Oak Quercus robur trees, caused by a variety of Gall Wasps which lay eggs within leaf buds or the leaves. Oak Artichoke Gall Andricus fecundator Oak Common Spangle Gall Neuroterus … Continue reading

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