Cromwell Bottom

Cromwell Bottom


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Saturday, 20 February 2016

Winter Bloomer

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The first yellow flowers of Spring where seen today the Marsh Marigold Caltha palustre is flowering on the damp areas of the reserve despite the grey overcast day

Recording the Lichens  Mosses and Liverworts continues

Oak Moss (Evernia prunastri)


Capilary Thread Moss Bryum capilare




Common Jellyspot - Dacrymyces stillatus TBC  A fungi was also found on decaying wood


An pale green algae was also identified on the Rail Embankment

On the subject of Lichens which are a shared organism consisting of an Alge and Fungi two external parasitic - Lichenicolous fungus have been identified

1. Evernia prunastri and the parasitic fungi  Unguiculariopsis lettaui.
2. Physcia tenella  and the parasitic fungi  Illosporiopsis christiansenii

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