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24 Sept

Blue skies return to Staplefield, after a wet weekend..

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23 Sept

The defibrillator box at at the bottom of Tanyard Lane. In the wet.
I was hoping for a picture of 'Grand Opening' celebrations in the sunshine, but alas it wasn't to be.

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A pale look to some of the Common after its recent cut and tidy up.

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14 Sept

More beautifully rotting fungus

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12 Sept

There are still crickets and grasshoppers around. But they are quiet now that they are no longer
on the search for a mate. Hopefully they will have laid eggs which will survive the winter.

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7 Sept

Seed heads are often more interesting that the flowers.

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2 Sept

High pressure is bringing blue skies to Staplefield. There's a heavy dew on the
cricket pitch this morning.

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The village notice board is beginning to show signs of age

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31 Aug

An oak knopper caused by chemicals secreted by an oak knopper gall wasp larva.
Different larvae cause differing types of gall.

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28 Aug

Sweet chestnut fruits. With the warm weather and the trees deep roots it may be
a good year for local chestnuts.

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25 Aug

A young buzzard eyeing up something moving in the dewy orchard grass

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24 Aug

A beautiful common earthball; a bundle of spores waiting to explode.

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No apologies for the amount of fungus on the website at the moment.
Everywhere you look, in this warm damp month, fungus is appearing.

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21 Aug

Mature oak bracket fungus. You may have seen this specimen as you come down the hill from Slough Green corner, outside Holmsted Farm. It drips deliciously.

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