“almost nothing is known about the evolution of these compounds in nature and why fungi should contain neurotransmitter-like compounds is unresolved” Dr Jon Ellis
“The chemical signals act as pheromones that bewitch male flies and cause an incredible urge for them to mate with lifeless female carcasses. “Henrik H. De Fine Licht
January: Image by Rosie Hopkins
“January is the quietest month in the garden. … But just because it looks quiet doesn’t mean that nothing is happening. Rosalie Muller Wright
Hair Ice: Image by Rosie Hopkins
Image by Rosie Hopkins The conditions required for the formation of hair ice are extremely specific, hence the relative scarcity of sightings.
A Wee Bit Of Fungal Foraging From The Harray Potter!
“I sent a pic. of a Wood Blewit which is in our garden to my chum Andrew – the Harray PotterI – who in return sent a mouth-watering, seasonal recipe…as follows……”
Weather Forecast: Cloudy. Passing showers. Quite windy.
A few brighter interludes developing. Maximum temperature 10 °C.
Weather Forecast: Mainly dry, patchy rain later.
Light to moderate southeast breeze. Maximum temperature 16 °C.
Weather Forecast: Mainly dry and bright. Wet and windy tonight
Strong southerly winds backing southeasterly. Maximum temperature 13 °C.
Weather Forecast: Mainly dry and bright by day, rain later this evening
Feeling quite chilly in the brisk south to southwesterly winds. Maximum temperature 14 °C.
“Our foot’s in the door”