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Thursday, 11 July 2013

Withens Clough 11-07-13

Here are some of the bog plants and a fungus we found today on the HSS walk led by Hugh Firman, that Michael Sykes and I managed to capture.

Bog Asphodel (Narthecium ossifragum). Michael's photo above and below.

Early Marsh Orchid (Dactylorhiza incarnata). Michael's photo.

One wall in particular was covered in Butterwort (Pinguicula vulgaris)

Michael's macro shot of a young Butterwort above and a mature flower head below.

Sundew (Drosera. sp), above and with a fly being digested in its mucilaginous glands below

Egghead Mottlegill (Panaeolus semiovatus). Michael's photo.

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