A Winter Wander

Saturday, December 15th 2018

After completing some indoor jobs we set off for a winter wander.  The lake was still and there were plenty of Mallards to be seen, some feeding, some dabbling and some preening on the tree.

Mallard preening

An old log pile was examined and we found one of the Dog Lichens growing.  There is great debate amongst the experts as to its correct identification.  We'll stick with a Dog Lichen.

A Dog Lichen

This clump of Candlesnuff fungus stood out against the surrounding grass and fallen leaves.

Candlesnuff fungus


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