148 Anaspis maculata (beetle). A couple emerged on 4th March from a twig I'd gathered to look at its lichens.
149 & 150 Ran the moth trap over 5th-6th March and caught 1 March Moth and 1 Hebrew Character.
151 Herring Gull flew over on 13th.
152 Arrhenia retiruga. Lifer. A fungus noted on 13th growing on the lawn on ...
153 Calliergonella cuspidata (moss).
|Arrhenia retiruga (fungus) on Calliergonella cuspidata (moss)|
156 Lamprochernes nodosus (pseudoscorpion) identified from our compost bin (found on 13th). Lifer. I really like pseudoscorpions but always find them a real struggle to key out.
157 Linnets flew over while outside squirrel-proofing the eaves of the house on 18th.
158 A hibernating Alucita hexadactyla (Twenty-plume Moth) found in the loft on 18th while checking what the squirrel's been up to.
A quick walk round the square today (19th March) added:
159 Physcia tenella (lichen)
160 Xanthoriicola physciae (lichenicolous fungus)
161 and 162 Leptosphaeria acuta and Calloria neglecta (micro-fungi on old nettle stems)
163 Colt's-foot in flower
164 Spear Thistle leaves
|Leptosphaeria acuta photographed on Epsom Common with Seth on 1st March|
|Calloria neglecta photographed on Epsom Common with Seth on 1st March|
|Xanthoriicola physciae on Xanthoria parietina photographed on Epsom Common with Seth on 1st March|