Monthly Archives: May 2017

Under the Cliffs of North Head – 25 May 2017

This was an interesting and quite challenging walk. A few year back I had read two SUBW walks reports that described trips under the cliffs of North Head. The two walks were led by Paul Hatton. On the first trip, … Continue reading

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Lane Cove Valley Fungi – 24 May 2017

After visiting Ferndale Park, I farewelled Ray and Elma, and walks down to the Lane Cove River at Fullers Bridge. I crossed the bridge and the followed the Riverside Track upstream to Porters Creek. The fungi was good – particularly … Continue reading

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Ferndale Park Fungi – 24 May 2017

On this visit to Ferndale Park I was joined by Ray and Elma from the Sydney Fungal Studies Group Inc. We had a most interesting time. A lot of fungi was out, including the green-pink waxcap. Here are some photos … Continue reading

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Bundeena to Marley Walk – 23 May 2017

Brian Everingham had organised a photographic walk for the National Parks Association of NSW from Bundeena to Marley and back in Royal National Park. On the trip, as well as Brian and myself were Ken, John, Valerie, Gary, Esther, Allen and … Continue reading

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Ferndale Park Fungi – 22 May 2017

This was my second visit to Ferndale Park. I was in the Chatswood area in the morning, so wandered over to the park in the afternoon. I was mainly interested in observing changes in the pink waxcaps. Some had changed … Continue reading

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Lane Cove Valley Fungi – 21 May 2017

After a very worthwhile visit to Ferndale Park at Chatswood the day before, I thought it may be worth another visit along the Lane Cove River looking for fungi. I had a pleasant and rewarding walk – from Thornleigh to … Continue reading

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Ferndale Park at Chatswood – Fungi – 20 May 2017

This was my first visit to Ferndale Park at Chatswood for the season. Peter Woodard had been reporting that the “pink waxcaps” had returned. This was early compared to last year, when they came out late July. They are an … Continue reading

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Wolli Creek Fungi – 19 May 2017

This was another walk along the Two Valleys Track at Wolli Creek. I walked up the track from Bardwell Park, then back, and down to Turrella and ended up at Tempe. Not a lot of fungi was out compared to … Continue reading

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Sassafras Gully Fungi – 18 May 2017

After some recent rain (about 15 mm) I headed back down Sassafras Gully to see how the fungi was going. On this trip I did find quite a few waxcaps and other interesting fungi were out. As usual, I started from … Continue reading

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Thor Head Walk 16 – 17 May 2017

I did a pleasant overnight trip to Thor Head on the Asgard Plateau area of the Upper Grose Valley. I wanted to have a high camp right on the head. This would put me in a good position for photography at sunset … Continue reading

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