Carrion crow with its feather looking bedraggled, possibly wet, an with some albinism. It was walking across one of the lawns at Bantock Park.
Two delicate-looking hare’s foot inkcaps. Both growing in Bantock Park. One was under trees; the ohter was not far away, in short grass.
Heron on a weeping willow, West Park island, the willow looking like curtains draped behind the bird.
Small stagshorn fungus growing in rows along lines of weakness on a fallen tree, Bantock Park.
As the weather is getting colder, some wasps are coming indoors to shelter. This one was crawling over a sheet of bubble wrap.
Conifer mazegill bracket fungus, this one growing on the wood of the footbridge across the Compton Park pool.
Fungus, Bantock Park. There’s a hole in the centre for a nozzle where the spores come out, with traces of dark spores around it.
But the structure of the surface is more complex than earthballs, and it doesn’t look like it’s going to to expand to form a star.
Pictures taken over three consecutive days to show how it developed, or rather how little it developed.
Bright red autumn leaves on a cherry tree in Bantock Park, seen on an overcast day and in bright sunlight.
Starlings on an electricity pylon by the Bridgnorth road at Trescott.
Honey fungus, very common, and a very common cause of the death of trees.
Bright red on the caps of a pair of fly agaric mushrooms under a hedge in Bantock Park.
Bright red flower on a poppy blooming in October. Growing by a verge in the Smestow Valley Nature Reserve, Newbridge.