Selfish dog owners strike again

There has recently been a campaign in a local park to try and get dog owners to pick up their dogs mess, rather than leave it on the path or in meadows where people and children may come across it. A big poster campaign involved putting up lots of signs/posters, many of which quickly ended…

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False deathcap Amanita citrina

A couple of photos from my trip to the New Forest last weekend. This false deathcap Amanita citrina was growing on a nice mound of earth, moss and rotting wood, making it easy to get the background out of focus. I then tried the opposite effect with the 35mm macro and brought the background into…

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Dark bush cricket

My garden has had a few mice invertebrates since i moved in, including at least 2 species of cricket. One of these is the dark bush cricket. Related posts: Bog bush cricket Metrioptera brachyptera Common toadlets and Long winged rosel’s bush cricket Meadow grasshopper and rosels bush cricket Dark green fritillary Argynnis aglaja at Crockford…

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