Fly agarics, other fungi, woodpecker of Terschelling island


Lichen, on 25 september 2019

After the first part of our woodland walk on Terschelling island, still 25 September 2019. Where this lichen grew. A young coniferous tree grew between it.

A great spotted woodpecker calling.

Still a few cross-leaved heath flowers. Penny bun fungi.

Shaggy mane fungi, 25 September 2019

A bit further we reached the Longway road. Along it, these young shaggy mane fungi.

Shaggy mane fungus, 25 September 2019

And one meter further, this one.

Fungi, 25 September 2019

Also, these fungi along a pine cone.

Then, off the Longway road, a sandy footpath to the north. Bovine bolete mushroms.

Fly agarics, 25 September 2019

Along it, these fly agaric mushrooms along still flowering common heather. And some no longer flowering crowberry plants (on the right of the photos, with leaves closer together than in common heather).

Fly agaric, 25 September 2019

Fly agaric, on 25 september 2019

Stay tuned, for more on Terschelling on 25 September 2019!

Fungi, birds, young toad of Terschelling island


Bovine boletes, 25 September 2019

After 24 September 2019 on Terschelling island came 25 September. It started with a robin singing. And with a walk in the woodland near West-Terschelling, where we saw these bovine bolete mushrooms.

Penny bun, 25 September 2019

One of many penny buns.

A blue tit. A jay calls.

Young natterjack toad

A young natterjack toad crawling through the moss. Still just about one centimetre in size, but already with a yellowish line on its back.

Pinwheel mushrooms, 25 September 2019

Then, small mushrooms. Probably pinwheel mushrooms.

Russula, 25 September 2019

A Russula fungus.

Lichen, 25 september 2019

Then, moss and lichen.

Stay tuned for more on 25 September on Terschelling!

Stinkhorn fungi video


This 20 November 2019 video says about itself:

True Facts: Stinkhorns

Dr. Kathie T. Hodge – Dr. Hodge was kind enough to spend time with me on the phone walking me through the incredible complexity of these creatures. She also granted me permission to use the Cornell time-lapse footage.

Birds, mushrooms and big wasp, Terschelling island


Hornet attacks ant, 23 September 2019

After 22 September 2019 on Terschelling island came 23 September. Early in the morning, not far from Doodemanskisten lake, this hornet attacked this ant.

A coal tit. A firecrest. Two great tits. And a female blackcap.

As we walked through the woodland, false death cap fungi.

Clustered brittlestem.

Blusher mushrooms.

Gymnopus dryophilus.

Melanoleuca brevipes, 23 September 2019

And these Melanoleuca brevipes fungi.

Common rustgill, 23 September 2019

And these common rustgill mushrooms.

A great spotted woodpecker. A robin sings.

Saffron milk cap, 23 September 2019

Saffron milk cap.

Some of many Jersey cow mushrooms we saw today.

A slug feeding on one of them.

Yellow stagshorn, 23 September 2019

These yellow stagshorn fungi.

Horse mushrom, 23 September 2019

Horse mushroom.

Common roll-rim.

Young shaggy ink caps.

Sticky bun fungus, 23 September 2019

Sticky bun present as well.

Sticky bun fungi, 23 September 2019

Sulphur tuft.

Penny bun, 23 September 2019

Penny bun.

Collybia confluens.

Smooth puffball, 23 September 2019

Smooth puffball.

Common puffball.

Lactarius glaucescens.

A jay calls.

Velvet roll-rim fungi on 23 September 2019

Velvet roll-rim.

Beefsteak polypore, 23 September 2019

And, as last fungus photo of that day, this beefsteak polypore.

When we are back at Doodemanskisten lake, two grey herons. A teal. A wigeon. A female migrant hawker dragonfly.

Stay tuned for more on Terschelling wildlife!

Many fungi, some birds in Terschelling woodland


Parasol mushroom, Terschelling, 20 September 2019

After 20 September 2019 at Meisterplak lake on Terschelling, we continued to a wooded area of the island. There, we saw this young parasol mushroom.

Not far away, a smaller relative of that fungus, a stinking parasol.

A bit further, Parasola plicatilis.

Great spotted woodpecker sound.

Smooth puffballs.

Shaggy ink cap, 20 September 2019

Shaggy ink cap fungi.

Then, a special species: velvet roll-rim. It depends on coniferous tree stumps, which are here.

Velvet roll-rim, 20 September 2019

Pincushion moss.

Birch bracket.

Copper spike.

Sticky bun.

Leccinum cyaneobasileucum.

Sulphur tuft.

A tawny grisette grows on the footpath.

Pestle puffball.

Special flowers here: round-leaved wintergreen.

Penny bun.

Common toadflax flowers.

Coprinellus truncorum on a tree trunk.

At 5pm, on another tree trunk: two robins.

European Mushroom Day, 28th September 2019


This 2017 video says about itself:

Time Lapse: Mushrooms Growing

This video showcases the mushroom growing process over the course of just six days!

From Pilztag.de in Germany:

The fourth European Mushroom Day will take place on 28th September 2019.

The action day for the mushrooms was initiated by „Der Tintling“, a German popular-scientific journal.

It is celebrated every fourth Saturday in September, in 2019 on September 28th.

The objectives of the European Mushroom Day:

•    Increase of the popularity of mushrooms
•    Intensification of the knowledge about mushrooms
•    Promotion of the mushrooms as hobby for youths
•    Central announcement of mycological events at this day
•    Protection of habitats of rare fungal species
•    Preservation of traditional folk names of mushrooms in the languages of the world