A check of the usual ditch turned up a single flower of Lesser Celandine along with a few buds:
|Lesser Celandine flower and bud|
Most fungi have been killed off by the recent frosts, but a few are still emerging. This little Mycena arcangeliana was growing through moss at the base of another Ash.
I spotted a new liverwort on a dead branch nearby:
|The liverwort Radula complanata|
New to my Species list.
In my last post, I mentioned that some lichens reproduce by growing on unstable substrates, such as crumbling soil on embankments. This specimen of Lepraria incana is growing on the surface of moss:
|Lepraria incana on moss|
|Species recorded by year|
The rise in number of species is remarkably constant since 2006, when I started to record everything I could identify.