Monthly Archives: September 2012

  • Autumn Fungi

      With all the wet weather (again) recently it's easy to think that most of the wildlife will be hoping for better weather soon. However, ¬†one group that thrives in these conditions are fungi. Fungi aren't plants, they have their very own kingdom instead and it's currently thought that there are about 4,000 species in the UK.¬†Commonly people call edible fungi mushrooms and poisonous ones toadstools. Honey fungus - destroyer of trees   The part of the fungi that you see above ground is the fruiting body from which they reproduce by producing spores. Although... read more

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