duckinwales' photos

Scapania undulata in a mountain spring

23 Feb 2019 1 2 56
An underwater shot of a very cold mountain spring. Quite uninspiring from above, but beautiful when viewed from below. Snowdonia

Scapania undulata

09 Mar 2019 56
Close up of gammae

Scapania undulata

09 Mar 2019 41
Leaf tip showing gammae

Golden Acorn Rust

08 Sep 2018 1 2 86
The nationally threatened Golden acorn (Cronartium quercuum) rust on Sessile Oak First vice-county record. (VC48)

Cox Cymraeg

08 Sep 2018 1 2 58
One of my heritage Welsh variety apples, although still small, it starting to produce a very nice looking apple.

[1651] Chinese Character (Cilix glaucata)

29 May 2018 1 2 93
A tiny little moth that mimics a bird dropping to avoid being eaten. Rhyl 8w Heath trap

Wilson's filmy-fern (Hymenophyllum wilsonii)

29 Mar 2018 1 2 157
Wilson's filmy-fern (Hymenophyllum wilsonii) growing under a boulder at 500m, showing the sori (spore bearing capsules) on the end of the tiny frond. This whole plant is smaller than a fingernail. Cwm Idwal Snowdonia NP Wales

Green spleenwort (Asplenium viride)

24 Mar 2018 1 1 140
Green spleenwort ( Asplenium viride ), a small wall fern, growing on calcareous rock in Cwm Idwal Snowdonia NP Wales

Epilobium brunnescens

24 Mar 2018 90
New Zealand willowherb An invasive non-native first recorded in 1904, however now well established in the UK, especially in the uplands. Cwm Idwal, Snowdonia NP Wales

Anaptychia runcinata spores

25 Mar 2018 2 118
A bit dirty, but a record shot of an Anaptychia runcinata spore.

Pillwort

16 Feb 2018 1 111
An underwater shot of one of the least fern like of the ferns, Pillwort (Pilularia globulifera).

Polystichum lonchitis

16 Feb 2018 1 101
A lovely large example of a Holly fern ( Polystichum lonchitis ). Cairngorms, Scotland There are currently only two remaining sites in Wales.

Lycopodium clavatum (Stags-horn clubmoss)

16 Feb 2018 1 1 166
A lovely display of stobili (spore bearing comes) on Stag's-horn clubboss ( Lycopodium clavatum ). Cwm Clyd, Snowdonia NP

Bracken (Pteridium aquilinum)

23 Oct 2017 2 3 161
Bracken ( Pteridium aquilinum ) regrowth after fire Conwy Mountain

Massalongia carnosa

13 Jun 2017 1 110
A discreet little lichen, this Massalongia carnosa was found on boulders in the upper riparian zone during this weekends BioBlitz. Carrog, Penmachno, Snowdonia

Lobaria amplissima

30 Apr 2017 2 1 100
Lobaria amplissima on Ash (Fraxinus excelsior) showing brown-black corraloid outgrowths (cephalodia).

Lobaria pulmonaria

30 Apr 2017 1 112
A wet Lobaria pulmonaria showing apothecia.

Lichenomphalia umbellifera

30 Apr 2017 2 2 117
A basidiomycete lichen, Lichenomphalia umbellifera , the green granular thallus can just be made out, growing on Sphagnum.

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