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  Topic: M&S Plastic toy giveaway
buzzy

Replies: 6
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PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Sun Jul 21, 19 5:50 pm   Subject: M&S Plastic toy giveaway
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The concept of these give aw ...
  Topic: the worst banquet ever
buzzy

Replies: 24
Views: 1197
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Thu Jul 18, 19 10:04 am   Subject: the worst banquet ever
Carbs - Rice Pudding as made by our school cook in the 1950s. It was yellow to orange and put me off rice pudding for life. It makes me queasy just thinking about it.

I realize that there are other ...
  Topic: the worst banquet ever
buzzy

Replies: 24
Views: 1197
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Thu Jul 18, 19 9:57 am   Subject: the worst banquet ever
Medronho? Vile, and definitely emetic.

Henry
  Topic: What I do on Mondays!
buzzy

Replies: 806
Views: 497330
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Thu Jul 11, 19 11:21 pm   Subject: What I do on Mondays!
Have never seen the Hare's Cap. Odd one.

I was going on the shape of the flower Buzzy. Pyramid orchids tend to make a more distinct pyramid shape than other orchids, but if you find it is somethin ...
  Topic: What I do on Mondays!
buzzy

Replies: 806
Views: 497330
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Thu Jul 11, 19 10:05 am   Subject: What I do on Mondays!
That's the Ringlet - lots of them about now.

Henry
  Topic: What I do on Mondays!
buzzy

Replies: 806
Views: 497330
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Wed Jul 10, 19 9:02 pm   Subject: What I do on Mondays!
Hares Foot Inkcap with the cute and fluffy stage at the right


http://www.downsizer.net/gallery/29843/haresfoot+ink.jpg

Henry
  Topic: What I do on Mondays!
buzzy

Replies: 806
Views: 497330
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Wed Jul 10, 19 8:57 pm   Subject: What I do on Mondays!
I would say pyramid. They are quite common round here and we have a good selection in the grass verge in the opposite side of the road. This year, thank goodness, the grass mowing monkeys have only cu ...
  Topic: What I do on Mondays!
buzzy

Replies: 806
Views: 497330
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Wed Jul 10, 19 6:40 pm   Subject: What I do on Mondays!
wow nice shrooms,

do they start as bells and then fray?

no idea what they are

I'm pretty sure they are inkcaps.

They might be Hares Foot Inkcaps, rather dry. I'm sure that grows on wood ch ...
  Topic: What I do on Mondays!
buzzy

Replies: 806
Views: 497330
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Wed Jul 10, 19 6:29 pm   Subject: What I do on Mondays!
I would say pyramid. They are quite common round here and we have a good selection in the grass verge in the opposite side of the road. This year, thank goodness, the grass mowing monkeys have only cu ...
  Topic: What I do on Mondays!
buzzy

Replies: 806
Views: 497330
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Tue Jul 09, 19 10:41 pm   Subject: What I do on Mondays!
One of the Spotted Orchids (genus Dactylorhiza), I'm fairly sure.

Nice plant, nice picture.

Henry
  Topic: Wildlife
buzzy

Replies: 365
Views: 124234
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Thu Jul 04, 19 12:34 am   Subject: Wildlife
there has been a bee tragedy.

the colony of medium size, rounder than some, stripey white bums that were living in the roof over the road are missing from my bramble and their access hole.

nice ...
  Topic: What I do on Mondays!
buzzy

Replies: 806
Views: 497330
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Thu Jun 27, 19 6:48 pm   Subject: What I do on Mondays!
Just had it confirmed that our suspected 'new' longhorn beetle is just a dark form of a quite common one (Agapanthia villosoviredescens for those interested).

Henry
  Topic: What I do on Mondays!
buzzy

Replies: 806
Views: 497330
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Wed Jun 26, 19 12:57 pm   Subject: What I do on Mondays!
I hope the longhorn beetle wasn't the Asian longhorn Buzzy, as that is a notifiable pest as it can destroy woodland. If it was, please could you contact the Forestry Commission immediately.

Otherw ...
  Topic: What I do on Mondays!
buzzy

Replies: 806
Views: 497330
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Wed Jun 26, 19 12:52 pm   Subject: What I do on Mondays!
According to the Wikipedia entry they overwinter as adults underground "and so they must be resistant to prolonged periods of oxygen deprivation" but no citations about this.

The one in my photogra ...
  Topic: ... the sky is baby blue, and the just-unfurling leaves ...
buzzy

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Views: 1292041
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Wed Jun 26, 19 10:16 am   Subject: ... the sky is baby blue, and the just-unfurling leaves ...
I've heard youngsters in Dorset say "Where's that to" for "Where is it" so the dialect survives.

Henry
 
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