Being an armchair naturalist actually takes some work and study – the more you learn, the more need to learn. I am now in the position of knowing how much I don’t know. I assumed that since they were all so distinctive, mosses, mushrooms , lichens and fungus would be easy-peasy to identify. Ho-ho-ho – apparently nothing is easy in the world of identification. After a session with mum and I both looking through a foot-high stack of nature guides on plants, mushrooms, wetland plants, amphibians and others, we managed to identify the grey frog and brown cockroach (see previous post) as well as the following;
I really love the false pixie cup – here is a closer look at some. It is a bit dryer that the selection above so it looks slightly different – fascinating though…no?
Not much identified – at this rate I’ll have to work all winter on this!