Amethyst Deceiver

Earlier this week I took my grandsons to Cooper’s Hill in Ampthill, Bedfordshire. Whilst they were climbing trees and having fun I was spotting fungi. And then I found some purple fungi…..I’ve never seen purple fungi before so I was very excited and out came the trusty camera. Research led me to finding out that they are called Amethyst Deceivers and are edible (though I’m not going to be frying them up for dinner!).

I used the flash on this one hence the brightness.
I think this one is a young ‘un with its little frilly edges!

This is probably going to be the first of a few fungal blogs as there were so many different ones at Cooper’s Hill!

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Grass Seed Head…Or What?

At the canal again and I found this, and lots of others, by the edge of the tow path….

"Ah!" said Gordon the grass seed head, "Nice background Ms. Le photographer....well done!"

“Ah!” said Gordon the grass seed head, “Nice background Ms. Le photographer….well done!”

 

A very similar shot but featuring a rather kissy plant trying to get in the shot!

A very similar photo but featuring a rather kissy plant trying to get in on the action!

 

I thought this was definitely a grass seed head until I saw this strange sort of join on the stalk. It was then I began to wonder if it was a fungus of some sort!

I thought this was definitely a grass seed head until I saw this strange sort of join on the stalk. It was then I began to wonder if it was a fungus of some sort!

 

As you can see, there were lots of them!

As you can see, there were lots of them!

 

This next one seems to be at the next stage…..

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And this next one is my sorta arty shot!

IMG_2847If you know what it is…found by a canal in Bedfordshire, the UK, then please let me know!

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