Daily Archives: Monday, 19 December 2011

A not yet stinky stinkhorn

This fungus is in the paddock at the moment, in a very dry spot. I’m hoping it will uncurl and be easier to identify, but I’m guessing it’s a not yet unfolded Clathrus archeri. They apparently smell vile (hence the … Continue reading

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Praying mantis egg case

I was chasing the neighbour’s flock of six sheep out the gate yesterday – I don’t know why I bother because their wool insulates them from the effects of our electric fence so they come back in again. And they … Continue reading

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An adventure in time (part 2)

8 July 2008: Uffington White Horse and Castle, Wayland’s Smithy, Woodhenge and Stonehenge After breakfast we drove, then walked up from the car park to the White Horse of Uffington. You can’t actually see the whole of the horse from … Continue reading

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