Holding On

Holding On

Wyre Forest Study Group 24 October, 2020 Holding On – I passed this Hazel tree growing near Dowles Brook recently and was reminded about the many difficulties we’ve experienced in 2020 when the ground seems to have been taken from under our feet and there...
Toad on a Stool

Toad on a Stool

Wyre Forest Study Group 11 November, 2020 Toad on a Stool On a walk in Wyre recently I spotted a nibbled Funnel Cap toadstool, so stopped to search underneath for the elusive Lemon Slug. Under the leaves I found this tiny young toad so carefully popped it on top of...
Meadow Cranesbill

Meadow Cranesbill

Wyre Forest Study Group 15 October, 2020 Meadow Cransbill – Geranium pratense It is good to see that there are still a few plants in flower in October like this Meadow Cranesbill found down by the River Severn near Blackstone on a sunny autumn day    ...
Waxcaps

Waxcaps

Wyre Forest Study Group 3          October, 2020 Waxcaps – It’s autumn and grassland fungi are beginning to appear! Pink Waxcaps are an indicator species for what could be a special site for fungi, and if this is found it is worth returning to see what else...
Pearls of delight

Pearls of delight

Wyre Forest Study Group 31 May, 2020 Pearls of delight   This year the flight of Pearl-bordered Fritillary butterflies and Small Pearl-bordered Fritillaries have overlapped and they have been flying together in the hot sunshine. This has given us a chance to look...