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15 Sep

Young fox

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14 Sep

A young roe deer. I saw fallow and a muntjac in the woods today.
If you like roe deer watch the first few seconds of Tom Simon's
youtube video
 

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13 Sep

Sloes, the blackthorn fruit, almost ready for picking

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11 Sep

Pick up a conker, smell it, polish it and put it in your pocket.

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9 Sep

Poisonous berries of black bryony

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6 Sep

If you can't find anything else to take a picture of, you can always rely on lichin, like this oak moss.

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There are plenty of edible red-capped fungi but there are just as many nasty ones, and they
are difficult to differentiate. This one didn't smell at all so is probably a
russula called 'The Sickener'.
 

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Fungus comes in all colours. This is an amethyst deceiver.

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Berries galore on the hawthorn trees

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4 Sep

Rose Cottage Lane in last week's sunshine

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3 Sep

Speckled wood butterfly. Renownded for defending their territory 'agressively',
although this one seemed more intent on invading my territory.

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Acorns hanging from long 'peduncles'. The pedunculate oak is the common English variety, while the
westcountry oak, a European import, has acorns that grow straight fom the twig (sessile).
 

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1 Sept

I watched this hornet get caught in a spider's web.
However it wasn't the victim and soon tucked into the unlucky spider.

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Five minutes later and there was nothing much left of the spider

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31 Aug

Strings of hornbeam nuts are hidden amongst these 'bracts' that hang from the branches, and
litter the ground below, at this time of year.

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