In the Mire

Despite its tiny size this unusual fungi is unmistakeable in the dark shady areas of Dorset’s mires and bogs. Feeding off the remains of mosses and algae the fruiting bodies emerge from the depths to be held just above the water.  This particular group was Read More …

Late Summer Highlights

A few of the late summer highlights from Septembers trip down south. Nettle leaved Bellflower growing at the memorial entrance to DWT’s Kilwood nature reserve. Also occurs along the roadside verge at the base of the Hazel hedge. Unfortunately no sign of the Hazel Dormouse Read More …

Early Autumn Fungi – Part 2

More fungi from Arne and Kilwood Nature Reserve in East Creech, Dorset Underside of the Bleeding Oak Crust Polypore – Kilwood DWT Bleeding Oak Crust (above) Bleeding Oak Crust Giant Funnel – Kilwood DWT Tawny Grisette – Arne Slippery Jack – Kilwood DWT Not sure Read More …