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  Topic: What I do on Mondays!
buzzy

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PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Thu Oct 12, 17 5:14 pm   Subject: What I do on Mondays!
This week we enjoyed a good walk and found quite a lot of fungi, though none of them particularly photogenic or well positioned for photography. We heard Cetti's Warbler and Great Spotted Woodpecker c ...
  Topic: ceps awol ? not any more
buzzy

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PostForum: Foraging   Posted: Mon Oct 09, 17 11:09 pm   Subject: ceps awol ? not any more
As for the oddness of the season, I expect to see the occasional fruit bearer throwing the odd flower out of season - apples seem to do it more than most, as I recall. But this year a lot of brambles ...
  Topic: Agaricus xanthodermus not food
buzzy

Replies: 3
Views: 330
PostForum: Foraging   Posted: Mon Oct 09, 17 10:40 pm   Subject: Agaricus xanthodermus not food
We found one today. It did show the yellow-staining reaction, but not everyone could detect the inky/phenolic smell.

And how old do you have to be to know what ink smells like?

The gills were a ...
  Topic: Bramley Apple glut
buzzy

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Views: 1267
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Sat Oct 07, 17 11:36 pm   Subject: Bramley Apple glut
might be a bit acid for cider unless you need your tooth enamel and gut linings thinning.

they dry well. slice dip in citric acid solution, dry till either chewy for nibbling (BBD couple of months ...
  Topic: What I do on Mondays!
buzzy

Replies: 583
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PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Fri Oct 06, 17 2:42 pm   Subject: What I do on Mondays!
Yesterday we went to to meet a woodland craft group; I thought they were going to show us some woodland crafts in action, and we were going to show them some fungi. But I'd got the wrong end of the st ...
  Topic: What I do on Mondays!
buzzy

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PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Fri Oct 06, 17 12:00 pm   Subject: What I do on Mondays!
I thought that the resistant nature of spores led to the cosmopolitan nature of many species of fungi and bacteria?

Was the species native to Australia, or just discovered there first, know what I ...
  Topic: What I do on Mondays!
buzzy

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PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Thu Oct 05, 17 8:12 am   Subject: What I do on Mondays!
The shredded bark/wood chips this was growing on was produced on the spot by local woodsmen, from their activities in the wood.

Henry
  Topic: What I do on Mondays!
buzzy

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PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Wed Oct 04, 17 6:53 pm   Subject: What I do on Mondays!
This week we are going for our walk tomorrow, for reasons I shall explain later, but here is a fungus from last week whose name I have just learnt. I hope it meets with your approval sgt.colon!


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  Topic: What I do on Mondays!
buzzy

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PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Fri Sep 29, 17 10:12 pm   Subject: What I do on Mondays!
OK sgt.colon I'll do my best to find at least one pretty one each week, but it will be in the lap of Mycologia, the goddess of fungi.

Henry
  Topic: What I do on Mondays!
buzzy

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Views: 146612
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Wed Sep 27, 17 1:17 pm   Subject: What I do on Mondays!
Alarge proportion of fungi are plain coloured, but here is a prettier one we found this Monday:


http://www.downsizer.net/gallery/29158/wrinkled+peach+1b.jpgRhodotus palmatus)

Henry
  Topic: What I do on Mondays!
buzzy

Replies: 583
Views: 146612
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Tue Sep 26, 17 10:15 am   Subject: What I do on Mondays!
This week we went to a mixed wood, on the edge of a busy road, so most of our walk was accompanied by the constant roar of traffic. At one corner they do a lot of woodworking, creating large piles of ...
  Topic: What I do on Mondays!
buzzy

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Views: 146612
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Tue Sep 26, 17 9:56 am   Subject: What I do on Mondays!
Is that a fungus?

It looks like something out of a 70's film called Shivers.

Yes, it is a fungus, though I admit that it does look rather sinister and alien. You'd not want to find one of tho ...
  Topic: What I do on Mondays!
buzzy

Replies: 583
Views: 146612
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Fri Sep 22, 17 5:52 pm   Subject: What I do on Mondays!
I wonder if the King Alfred's Cakes (Daldinia concentrica) we found were at their conidial stage, as they were grey, rather than the usual shiny black:


http://www.downsizer.net/gallery/29155/king ...
  Topic: What I do on Mondays!
buzzy

Replies: 583
Views: 146612
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Thu Sep 21, 17 1:39 pm   Subject: What I do on Mondays!
nice snaps, ta for the trouping crumble cap id, i designate all the ones of that sort of form as pixie umbrellas

Apparently some people call this one Fairy Inkcap, but since the cap doesn't ...
  Topic: Lead
buzzy

Replies: 16
Views: 6899
PostForum: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle   Posted: Thu Sep 21, 17 9:47 am   Subject: Lead
Sure it was for lead and not alcohol though.

Not sure he knew anybody who didn't drink, but not all of his mates laid lead roofs!

Henry
 
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