Water, water everywhere

Tuesday, November 23rd 2010

In a typical grey autumn day the overwhelming sound at Foxglove was water.

Water rushing over the weir

Water dripping from the trees, water rushing down the little streams and over the weir, and water tumbling along Risedale Beck. 

Risedale Beck

The lichens pictured below had covered the same Willow tree and looked really fresh and beautiful.  The grey/green colour of the first one was very subtle.

grey/green lichen on tree bark

This is the fruiting body of another, identity unknown!

yellow/green lichen


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