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Expanding My Porcelain Collection

Fungi come in every colour, and every texture. These – smooth, pale, almost translucent – make me think of porcelain. Photos taken October 2017 Advertisements

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Autumnal Colours on Mousehold Heath

This week, snow. Last week, this . . .

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The North and the South of it

At Norwich, in Norfolk, in many of the churches but especially the cathedral, the earlier, southern, style of Romanesque architecture (aka Byzantine) competes with the later, finer, often spectacular northern Gothic for the visitor’s eye. Norwich was my home-town, I … Continue reading

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Split Balls and Flaccid Fungi

There are probably less than a handful of fungi that are immediately recognisable. The oyster mushrooms, puff balls, fly agaric, shaggy inkcap and stink-horns . . . these last have become quite rare, at least in my neck of the … Continue reading

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My Butterfly Collection

As summer slides into autumn, and winter winds precociously rattle my bones, a look at the butterflies who obligingly posed for my camera these past few months . . . That’s all folks. Not the complete collection, but perhaps the … Continue reading

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Saffron-coloured puffs

I’d call this the shot of the day. Usually I have to block the sun, it reflecting too strongly on the usually pale body of a fungus. But here . . . wow! Though whatever the form of puff-ball/earth-ball, I … Continue reading

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Spirits and Sprites

In every woodland lurks a spirit, guardian over all . . . While the spirit-loci looks kinda heavy (a serious looking beastie) the sprites prefer to form themselves of light . . . As for this fella . . . … Continue reading

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