This is white nettle flowering.
This bee seems to be burying itself in the petals of a dandelion.
Thistle growing on the edge of a nettle patch.
This fungus commonly grows, as here, on elders. This one did indeed look like some kind of mammalian appendage.
Different varieties of lichen thriving on these blackthorn (sloe) bushes.
Has many names from gardeners. Among the more printable is “Sticky Willy”.
The bark of this birch tree, by Chapel Ash island, is peeling back like paper.
The clump of blackthorn (sloe) between the Railway Walk and Barley Field in the Smestow Valley LNR at the peak of their blossoming.
The japonica and azalea bushes have been planted together by one of the entrances to West Park so their flowers should form a nice contrast. Unfortunately their flowering seasons didn’t quite coincide this year.
Cultivated, but too spectacular to ignore. The bush carrying these flowers is right by one of the gates of West Park