Bracket fungi

Sunday, November 1st 2009

A glorious day here today. The forecast bad weather didn't arrive and the air was warm and still.

Elizabeth ran this month's Eco-club on the theme of bats. After a short presentation the children went for a walk to discover where bats would roost. They took a bat detector with them and also had a look at the bat boxes on the beck.

There is a huge amount of fungi out at the moment. The pictures here today are of the ones on the beck which looked like beach pebbles a few weeks ago. (Have a look on the post for October 3rd).

Bracket fungi

Bracket fungi

They have opened up into proper bracket fungi and you can see the spore holes on the underneath. We are still awaiting an identification from Keith as to the name of these very interesting species.


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