Recent Sightings

A short walk through Ox Close Wood last Sunday proved very fruitful.

A number of fungi are still showing including the common Orange Peel fungus that grows on the soil of unploughed fields and (pictured) the Yellow Brain fungus. This is a parasitic fungus that gets its nutrients from other fungi that feed on dead wood.

A “Jelly” fungus. Probably Yellow Brain fungus, Tremella mesenterica

Mandarin Ducks are frequently seen on the river. There are eight here.

Eight Mandarin Ducks

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