Cobalt Crust

An abortive attempt to walk around Llandegfedd Reservoir not not completely without merit. About 2 years ago the Glamorgan Fungus Group announced that Cobalt Crust, Terana caerulea was to be their ‘Fungus of the Month”. Part of the motivation was to increase the number of recorded sightings of what was thought to be an uncommon […]

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Chicken of the Woods

I was bumbling around on a short walk from the house to the nearby pond and walking past an established but small section of scrubby woodland when my eye was caught by a bright yellow blob in the shadows. So going off piste a little way I came to a mature Sessile Oak with this […]

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Turkeys on the grass

Just outside the limits of the garden is a small roundabout that allows cars to turn around our small crescent, which has a couple of ornamental confiners, two silver birches and an ornamental plum. A couple of years ago we had to sit down on of the conifers after is was damaged in the snow […]

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