Monthly Archives: November 2013

Fungi at work

We left some woodpiles last winter after doing some thinning.  They have begun to sprout fungi – busy recycling the wood.  Two different piles, two different type of wood – sallow & oak.  Photos below show them, although we haven’t identified them yet.  The first example is on sallow, the other two on oak.

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Woodpeckers the tree fellers

In the post for July 2012 we showed the series of holes drilled by a great spotted woodpecker.  The recent gale found the weakness and this is the result.

The tawny owl is back – roosting in its favourite spot.