Author: Bryan Yorke

ELFIN SADDLE FUNGI (HELVELLA LACUNOSA) 22nd Nov 21 – Dalton Crags

 ALSO CHECK OUT LINKS TO MORE OF MY BLOGS BELOWElfin Saddle fungi  (Helvella lacunosa) 22ndNovember 2021 – Dalton Crags. A strange looking mushroom I found amongst the leaf litter on the floor beneath a Beech tree in Woodland making u…

Money Spiders (Erigone) are "ballooning or kiting" (Wednesday 3rd November 2021)

 (Check out more blogs below)Money Spiders are “ballooning” or “Kiting”.Even whilst vismigging one can just sit and relax during the quieter times.  The weather was reasonably still and bright and I was relaxed just watching the nature go by …

VISIBLE BIRD MIGRATION OVER BURTON IN KENDAL (AUTUMN 2021)

 Photo: Redwing thanks to Craig BellVisible Bird Migration over Burton In Kendal – Autumn 2021I am hoping to get started proper from this coming weekend.Thursday 9th September 2021Just did a brief check this morning over on Whinn Yeates, but nothi…

The Gentians

 Autumn Gentian (Gentianella amarella)Photo: Autumn Gentian – 27th August 2021 – Holme Stinted PasturesWe do get Autumn Gentians throughout Hutton Roof, although the bulk of them seem to be on the more North West side known as Holme Stinted Pastur…

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Black Bryony – Tamus communis

17th June 2021 – ClawthorpeThis is a very unusual looking plant which instantly took my eye. I like the beautiful shapes of the leaves and especially the large size and the transparency of the early flower culminating with the flower absorbing into the…

Hardy Orchid Society visits Hutton Roof to check out our orchids.

 Its was great to meet up with even more members of the Hardy Orchid Society.  Alan Gendle kindly asked me months ago if I would lead the party to check out our many special orchids.  The party seemed overwhelmed with the splendour of ou…

Arnside Naturalist Party – for the Orchids on 28th June 2021.

 (Please click over the photo to enlarge)Photo: Members of the Arnside Naturalist It was great meeting up with members of the Arnside Nat which included many old and new friends.The day was arranged for us to visit the orchids and other nice …

Gymnosporangium clavariiforme – (Cedar Apple Rust fungi)

 (Check out more blogs – see below)Gymnosporangium clavariiforme (Cedar Apple Rust fungi)This is an extroadinary beautiful fungi which I first started to notice last year when I was walking through Holme Stinted Pastures, near Burton In Kendal. It…

Sunday 25th April 2021 – Primrose Fields, Rinnerkarren and Hanging Scar with friends

We had a very enjoyable Sunday afternoon walk when I took friends over to the Primrose Fields at Hutton Roof, followed on by a sight of the Rinnenkarren and finally to see the Hanging Scar before heading back past the Hutton Roof Church. Sunday 25…

22nd and 23rd April 2021 Lancelot Clark Storth (CWT) Angular Solomons Seal, Lily of the Valley, the rare Pale St. John’s Wort (all emergence photos)

Another walk up Slape Lane and onward through Lancelot Clark Storth to check out  any emerging Angulars Solomons, Lily of the Valley and by much surprise the rare Pale St. John’s Wort.  I did check several Angulars Solomons Seal populations w…