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Hare’sfoot Inkcap

Friday, July 3rd 2009

Early this morning dozens of the fungus seen here were sprouting along the bark chipping path to the middle moor. By the time the sun was on them they were shrivelling up and this was the last perfect specimen.

Hare’sfoot Inkcap

The men who are working on site were sweltering in the oppressive heat whilst digging in the new electric cable.

The Pepper Saxifrage is in flower behind the Sand Martin colony. Among the many other flowers displaying there are Slender St. John's Wort, Brooklime, Betony, Hedge Parsley and Rough Sow Thistle.

Five-Spot Burnet moths were seen feeding on Birdsfoot Trefoil on the heathland.


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