Friday 15 April 2016

hibernating Palmate Newt

Palmate Newt, Lissotriton helveticus
On March 10th I visited woods near Arundel. The highlight was finding a hibernating Palmate Newt under a log. It was high on a slope above water, which was at least 100 meters away. I found many slugs and fungi as well.
beetle larva (?) and tunnels
beetle larva (?)
Birch Mazegill, Lenzites betulina
Birch Mazegill underside
Birch Woodwart, Hypoxylon multiforme
Black Slug, Arion ater agg.
Brown-lipped Snail, Cepaea nemoralis
Budapest Slug, Tandonia budapestensis
Chestnut Slug, Deroceras invadens
Common Earthworm, Lumbricus terrestris
Common Jellyspot, Dacrymyces stillatus
Common Jellyspot
Dusky Slug, Arion subfuscus
Egg-shell Slime Mould, Leocarpus fragilis
unidentified fungus
unidentified fungus
unidentified fungus
unidentified fungus?
unidentified fungus as above
unidentified fungus?
Glue Crust, Hymenochaete corrugata
Hairy Curtain Crust, Stereum hirsutum
Jelly Ear Fungus, Auricularia auricula-judae
King Alfred's Cake, Daldinia concentrica
Leopard Slug, Limax maximus
Mandarin Duck ♀, Aix galericulata
Mandarin Duck, Aix galericulata
Oak Curtain Crust, Hymenochaete rubiginosa
Palmate Newt, Lissotriton helveticus
Palmate Newt
Palmate Newt
Plaited Door Snail, Cochlodina laminata
Plaited Door Snail
Slime Mould, Reticularia species 
Slime mould, Trichia persimilis
Slime mould, Trichia persimilis on Garden Snail
Snowdrop, Galanthus species
Snowdrop, Galanthus species
Snowy Disco, Lachnum virgineum
Southern Bracket, Ganoderma australe
Springtail, Pogonognathellus longicornis
Springtail, Pogonognathellus longicornis
Swan's-neck Thyme-moss, Mnium hornum

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