Abbey Meadows

Abbey Meadows

Wednesday, 24 September 2014

Autumn ground colour

Golden Waxcap (Hygrocybe chlorophana)...Monks Ridge, Morpeth

Autumnal Crocus (Crocus nudiflorus)...Whorral bank

Brick Tuft (Hypholoma lateritium),,,Abbey Gate

Himalayan Balsam (Impatiens glandulifera)...Bluebell woods, Bees go in striped and come out of the flower white

Slime mould (probably Fuligo septica), orange form/stage...Carlisle Park

Plenty of colour this time of year with bright berries and changing leaves but sometimes to get the best out of our local wildlife you have to get on your hands and knees to appreciate the colour and texture of our least popular or observed species.

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