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Knowing that I am a big fan of fungus, I had been kindly invited to go along to the Alcaide Mushroom Festival …with my good friends Mike and Julie. I say ‘good friends’, as the journey there was long … Continue reading
Tagged Amanita Citrina, Amanita Muscaria, Amethyst Deceiver, Cauliflower Fungus, Edible Yellow Trich, Euro Cow Bolete, False Deathcap, Fly Agaric, Hydnum Rufescens, Laccaria Amethystea, Lactaruis Deliciosus, Lepista Nuda, Man on Horseback, Miscaro, Orange Hedgehog Mushroom, Russula, Saffron Milk Cap, Sparassis Crispa, Suillus Bovinus, Tricholoma Equestre, Wood Blewit
October’s CBBH Photo Challenge already long gone, I personally believe it’s better late than never! This is one of my lounge windows out onto the street. I think this photo speaks for itself. (But only in Portuguese). I once overheard … Continue reading
During the distraction of the forest fire I had forgotten to remove those three big black-and-yellow-striped caterpillars with the red dots I’d seen on my parsley. It was two days later that I plucked them off the bare stalks that … Continue reading
The morning after the big forest fire here last week I phoned up a neighbouring expat in a hamlet over the other side of the valley, who had been on the receiving end of the northern extent of the fire. … Continue reading
What do you do when somebody shouts up at your bedroom window at six-thirty in the morning the word: ‘FOGO!’? … when you race out of the front gates and are faced with a wall of fire? You don’t panic, … Continue reading