Fungi walk recap

Thanks to local fungi expert David Warwick for leading the Friends of One Tree Hill’s fungi walk on Saturday. We discovered hare’s ears, knights, milkcaps, deceivers, waxcaps, bonnets and brackets and observed how the return of the site to woodland after a brief hiatus for the Oak of Arnon Wood showed that grassland species were retreating as the woodland regained its hold on the landscape. We also spotted two red admiral butterflies basking in the hilltop sunshine. Thank you also to everyone who attended and made it a very interesting and enjoyable community event.

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David identifies some fungi growing atop the hill
Oak of Honor
The Oak of Honor looking rather verdant so late in the year
David Warwick
David discusses the issue of ash dieback, a fungi to be feared
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