"For now we are young let us lay in the sun and count every beautiful thing we can see" Neutral Milk Hotel.

Saturday, 18 November 2017

Another pine aphid

Active Grey Pine-needle Aphid, Eulachnus rileyi , Holme NWT, 18th November 2017 - grey form, brown form and a waxy individual




Pine-cone Bug

Pine-cone Bug Gastrodes grossipes, Holme NWT, 18th November 2017


Tuesday, 14 November 2017

Two leafhoppers

Zygina flammigera, Green Bank (off Blackthorn), 13th November 2017


Eupteryx urticae, Green Bank (off nettle), 13th November 2017






Monday, 13 November 2017

Three dune fungi

Dune Brittlestem, Psathyrella ammophila, Holme NWT, 5th November 2017


Dune Cavalier, Melanoleuca cinereifolia, Holme NWT, 11th November 2017


Poronia erici, Holme NWT, 5th November 2017


Snowy Waxcap

Snowy Waxcap Hygrocybe virginea var virginea, Holme NOA, 13th NOvember 2017



A smart Staphylinid from Green Bank

Tachyporus obtusus, Green Bank, 13th November 2017


Two pine aphids from Holme

Waxy grey pine needle aphid, Schizolachnus pineti, Holme NWT, 13th November 2017



Corsican Pine Aphid, Cinara acutirostris, Holme NWT, 13th November 2017



Hawthorn Shieldbug

Hawthiorn Shieldbug, Green Bank, 13th November 2017


A dune Cortinaria

Cortinaria pratensis, Holme NOA, 13th November 2017



Saturday, 11 November 2017

Two new willow aphids for the patch

Giant Willow Aphid, Tuberolachnus salignus, Holme NWT, 11th November 2017




Plocamaphis flocculosa, Holme NWT, 11th November 2017


Plocamaphis flocculosa, Holme NWT, 13th November 2017


P. flocculosa and T. saligus together on same branch, Holme NWT, 13th November 2017