Monthly Archives: June 2016

A Walk from Thornleigh to Hornsby – 25 June 2016

This was a repeat of a walk I had done in 2012 along the Great North Walk track from Thornleigh Station to Hornsby Station.  But my main aim this trip was to look for fungi that may be out near … Continue reading

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Wolli Creek Nature Walk – 24 June 2016

I went on a walk along the Two Valleys Track along Wolli Creek between Bardwell Park and Tempe. My main aim was to look for and photograph the fungi, but I also spent time looking for orchids (There were  lot … Continue reading

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Sassafras Gully Fungi – 23 June 2016

This was the next in my regular series of walk to Sassafras Gully to check out the fungi. The day before, I had been to Bola Creek and the fungi there had been quite good. In particular, a lot of waxcaps … Continue reading

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Bola Creek Fungi – 22 June 2016

A field trip to Bola Creek by the Sydney Fungal Studies Group Inc had been canceled the previous Saturday because of bad weather. I thought I would be worth having a look to see what fungi was out when the weather … Continue reading

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Blue Rocks Walk – 20-21 June 2016

Doug had a a few days off work and wanted to do a walk and invited Bob and myself to join him. However, heavy rain on the weekend led us to change plans. Our original intention involved crossing some rather … Continue reading

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Vivid – Sydney Light Festival 2016 – Visit 5

On this visit I shot lots and lots of stills that were combined together to make a time lapse video. Here is my final effort – The video features Sydney Harbour, The Opera House, The MCA and the Botanic Gardens.

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Lane Cove Valley – Fungi and Orchids – 17 June 2016

Following my walk down Wolli Creek, the next day I did a similar walk down the Lane Cover River. I started at Thornleigh and walked down the Great North Walk track to the De Burgh Bridge, then crossed the river … Continue reading

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Wolli Creek – Fungi and Orchids – 16 June 2016

I thought it was about time to see if any new fungi had sprung up along the Wolli Creek valley following the big storms two weekends earlier. I wandered down the Two Valley Track from Bexley North to Tempe. Not … Continue reading

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Rock Pile Pass – Narrow Neck – 15 June 2016

Narrow Neck is the peninsula of sandstone that juts out from Katoomba and separates the Jamison Valley and Megalong. It has long been a popular place for bushwalking. For a long time a track along the Neck was used as … Continue reading

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Vivid – Sydney Light Festival – 2016 – Visit 4

Another visit to Vivid – this time accompanying friends John and Chuin Nee and their young sons Jasper and Sebastian. Sebastian, not yet one year old, was intrigued by the many lights but was too young to take part in … Continue reading

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