Category Archives: Blue Mountains

Evans Lookout Walk – 7 June 2018

I was travelling up the mountains with Bob for a daywalk. The weather however was not that great. We had cancelled our original plans and had decided on the way up that we would work out a substitute based on … Continue reading

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Mt Victoria Great Train Weekend 26 – 27 May 2018

I spent an enjoyable weekend at Mt Victoria with friends John and Chuin Nee and their two sons Jasper and Sebastian. We were there to see and hear steam locomotives. It was a weekend celebrating 150 years of railways at … Continue reading

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Wollondilly River Birds – 14 May 2018

I was ¬†fortunate to be able to join some other birds watchers and photographers on a trip to the Wollondilly Valley to observe an photograph some birds. We had great day and saw quite a few species. Here is some … Continue reading

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Fungi at Sassafras Gully – 10 May 2018

After returning recently from Tasmania, I was keen to check out one of my local areas – Sassafras Gully, at Springwood for fungi. Coachwood Glen had been very dry the week before, and that is usually a much moister place … Continue reading

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Coachwood Glen Fungi – 3 May 2018

After returning from the magnificent fungi that were out in Tasmania, I was keen to see some local fungi. I had been talking to Liz from the Sydney Fungal Studies Group Inc about a Blue Mountains trip, and we decided … Continue reading

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Sassafras Gully Fungi – 5 April 2018

This was another trip down Sassafras Gully to look for and photograph the fungi and slime moulds. On this trip, I went down via the track at the end of Sassafras Gully Road and returned via the Wiggins Track. A … Continue reading

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The Beauty of the Coxs and Kowmung Rivers – Easter 2018

I was fortunate to spend some time photographing the lower Coxs River and the lower part of the Kowmung River during three of the days of Easter. This was on a photographic trip with David Hufton. Every photo here was … Continue reading

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Fungi at Coachwood Glen – 28 March 2018

This was a very pleasant visit with Liz to Coachwood Glen Reserve at Blackheath (on the Megalong Road). We didn’t find a huge abundance of fungi out but with careful looking we did find quite a few interesting species.

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Saving The Blue Mountains Wild Rivers

I attended the campaign launch at Springwood for the Campaign to Save the Blue Mountains Wild Rivers. It was held ¬†at the Springwood Community Hub on the evening of 26 March. The hall was packed to overflowing with concerned people. … Continue reading

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Sassafras Gully Fungi – 25 March 2018

After seeing some reasonable fungi in Wolli Creek I thought it may be worthwhile looking for fungi at Sassafras Gully at Springwood. This was my first fungi walk there for this season. The fungi was reasonable. On this trip, I … Continue reading

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