September on the Isle of Skye


2 September 2014 . . . . Took a trip over to the beautiful Balmacara Birch woods today and found a splendid display of fungi. The Fly Agaric was about six inches across!
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Amanita muscaria (Fly Agaric)

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Amanita excelsa var. spissa (Grey Spotted Amanita)

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Russula

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Piptoporus betulinus (Birch Polypore)

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Boletus edulis (Cep)

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Russula?


3 September 2014 . . . . Had a wander around the conifer plantation above the Aros Centre.
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Pleurocybella porrigens (Angel's Wings)

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Amanita (as above)

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Ganoderma australe (Southern Bracket)


7 September 2014 . . . . Russula emetica is dominating the fungal flora in the spruce plantations, but I did find a couple of new species today.
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Cortinarius stillatitius (Purple Stocking Webcap)

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Lactarius rufus (Rufus Milkcap)


8 September 2014 . . . . Down to my local Birch wood today.
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Clavulina cinerea (Grey Coral)

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Cortinarius hemitrichus (Frosty Webcap)

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Hemerobius marginatus (a Lacewing)


10 September 2014 . . . . In the woods again!.
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Armillaria (Honey Fungus)

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Cortinarius triumphans (Birch Webcap)


15 September 2014 . . . . Breakish Obbe
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Greylag Geese

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Greylag Goose


24 September 2014 . . . . Back to the insects until we get another crop of fungi. I caught these at Kinloch. Both only about 5mm long.
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Lygus sp.

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Platycheirus sp.


29 September 2014 . . . .
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Grey Mountain Carpet

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Light Emerald