Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Nature Notes: Jenischpark

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A Sweet Chestnut (Castanea sativa), somewhere between 100 and 200 years old. The Jenischpark was originally the private park of the Jenisch family, designed as an Ferme ornée and there are many gorgeous old trees.

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I believe those are snail eggs.
Edit: As John points out, it's probably a slime mold, maybe Tubifera spec.

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burdocks

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two eyes and it's a Muppet

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hawthorn (Crataegus spec.)

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the dew hadn't yet evaporated
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meadow saffron (Colchicum autumnale)

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apples ripe for the picking - the trees are on public land and anyone can harvest there. There are also quince trees, but those were already all gone.

Nature Notes is hosted by Michelle at Rambling Woods

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