|Sessile and English Oak leaves (RC)|
|Bracken Map (RC)|
Nineteen members joined Angela at Lucy Hill. After a damp start the weather improved and we set out to work out the difference between Quercus robur and Quercus petraea, both of which grow on Lucy Hill. Quercus robur is the English Oak, with sessile (stalkless) leaves and acorns on long stalks, while Q. petraea has leaves with stalks and sessile acorns. Later our oak workshop included another oak, the Turkey Oak Q serris which has acorns in woolly cups and long leaves with wavy edges.
The long dry spell meant that there were not many fungi but a large
|Green Elfcup (RC)|
|Porcelain Fungus (CR)|