Friday, 5 October 2012

First boletus of the season

Found just off the ride. No others seen so far (1st week of October).
Instead for the last week or so the wood has been full of yellow russulas most of which have either fallen or been kicked over.
There are also quite a few hedgehog mushrooms Hydnum repandum  below the willow grove and a smaller group in the pines.
Earthballs are making an appearance in the birch, as are one or two Amanita citrina.