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Sassafras Gully – Waterfalls and Fungi – 24 March 2017

I was keen to visit Sassafras Gully again to see what fungi was out after the recent rain. On the day, the flow in the creeks was also quite reasonable for taking photos of the waterfalls. This meant a long … Continue reading

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Sassafras Gully Walk – 15 February 2017

I did a short walk down Sassafras Gully – from the track at Sassafras Gully Road to Glenbrook Creek and then back to Springwood via Magdala Creek and Fairy Dell. I was principally looking to see if any fungi was … Continue reading

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Sassafras Gully After Rain – 6 June 2016

The weekend just before this walk had been wet. Very wet! The Blue Mountains had not received as much¬†rain as the Cumberland Plain, but still had had a fair amount. Enough to make it worth getting up early and seeing … Continue reading

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Sassafras Gully – 22 January 2016

It had only been 4 days since my last visit to Sassafras Gully, but this was an opportunist trip, organised at the last minute with the main objective to try and photograph Clarinda and Numantia Falls. Both these waterfalls are … Continue reading

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Sassafras Gully – Orchids, Fungi and Cascades – 17 – 18 January 2016

Sassafras Gully is a very pleasant and popular place for daywalks. But at the junction of Sassafras Gully and Glenbrook Creek there is a very nice campsite, next to a large swimming hole. I had been there plenty of times … Continue reading

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Birdwood Gully Fungi – 26 July 2015

Birdwood Gully is at Springwood, on the other side of the railway line to Sassafras Gully. It ¬†also has an extensive track system making access very easy. But the rainforest is much more extensive in Sassafras Gully and that is … Continue reading

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Sassafras Gully – A Look for More Fungi – 9 July 2015

This was another of my regular trips to Sassafras Gully to look for and photograph fungi. It had been quite dry for the period before the visit, so I was not too hopeful. The first fungi I found, was indeed … Continue reading

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Sassafras Gully – Orchids, Fungi and Slime Moulds – 21 May 2015

Sassafras Gully has been one of the places I have been visiting this year on a regular basis to document its fungal resources. This vista I was accompanied by Atli, a nature photographer from Iceland. He also takes very fine … Continue reading

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More Fungi From Sassafras Gully – 15 May 2015

On my previous trip, a few days before, I and found lot of interesting fungi at Sassafras Gully and after a fairly poor trip to Bola Creek, I thought it may be worth heading back up the mountains for a … Continue reading

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Colourful Fungi at Sassafras Gully – 12 May 2015

It had been about six weeks since I had visited Sassafras Gully at Springwood. It was time for a return visit. This year, Sassafras Gully has been a place I have regularly visited to check out the fungi growing there … Continue reading

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