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The woods at Mount Desert near Cork City

One evening, I took notice of a wooded area on the other side of Lee Fields and was curious about visiting it. Here’s the highlighted map of the woods from Google Maps. It was only years later that I decided to … Continue reading

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Mushrooms in February

Earlier today,  I walked out to the Lee Fields I stumbled across a rotting tree stump that had these capped mushrooms growing on it. I thought these usually grow in the Autumn?

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Bee and the Indian Balsam

…. or Himalayan Balsam as it’s called. It’s an invasive species that’s been spreading around England and Ireland according to the Wikipedia article but at least the bees don’t seem to mind.  

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