Essex Field Club on Facebook

Video about the Club

Polyommatus icarus
find out more... Common Blue - 20th August 2013 Copyright: Ian Rowing

Essex Field Club
Essex Field Club
registered charity
no 1113963
HLF Logo A-Z Page Index

We are normally open to the public at our centre at Wat Tyler Country Park every Saturday, Sunday and bank holiday 11am-4pm. We are also open on Wednesdays 10am-4pm.
Early Summer recording Record Red-and-Black Froghopper Record Lavender Beetle
Record Stag Beetle
Record Misumena crab spider
Record Lily Beetle
Record Swollen-thighed Beetle Record Zebra Spider

Your Forum

This forum has now been more or less replaced by the Club's Facebook page at
Essex Field Club on Facebook




The weblog below is for naturalists to use to report interesting sightings, ask questions, report on field meetings and generally post pictures and any information or questions generally relevant in some way to the wildlife and geology of Essex. You will need to register and be logged-on to post to the forum, and you need to upload pictures first, for use in posts. Find out more


Thu 19th December 2013 20:20 by Stephen Rolls
Phyllocnistis citrella.
Hi all, I found this leafmine today on a Camalondin which was for sale in a Tesco store today, The Mine is made by the Micro Moth Phyllocnistis citrella which is a tropical species but finds its way into Britain on imported Citrus plants, you can see a fold on the left side of the leaf where the Moth larva has tried to pupate but it appears to have died during this stage of its lifecycle, I will go back tomorrow to see if I can find some more tenanted leaves and try to rear one through to its Adult stage. Steve.

Phyllocnistis citrella Copyright: Stephen Rolls

link
Sun 15th December 2013 09:22 by Mary Smith
re your Crucibulum laeve
A good find!  This is definitely not common.  In 20 years of hunting fungi in Essex I have never seen it. In many ways similar are Cyathus olla and C. striatus, but these are more common.
link
Sun 8th December 2013 17:19 by Peter Harvey
Excellent, thanks.
link
Sun 8th December 2013 15:26 by Stephen Rolls
Re: Crucibulum laeve.
I could not find Tony's Email so here are the details; Roundwood Garden Centre, TL 767259, 04/12/13, VC 19, Stephen Rolls. I would guess there was around 50 individual nests.
link
Sat 7th December 2013 22:06 by Peter Harvey
Re: Crucibulum laeve
Hi Steve, Tony Boniface, the County Recorder for fungi, confirms the id and says that it has rarely been recorded in Essex. Can you provide the details (grid ref, date etc).
link
Fri 6th December 2013 20:35 by Stephen Rolls
Crucibulum laeve.
I found this rather impressive Fungi on Wednesday, they were on a piece of broken pallet that was buried in an old bonfire at work that has become far to large to light, I have not seen it before but it seems to be reasonably common.

Crucibulum laeve. Copyright: Stephen Rolls

link
 

Archives:

Jul 2016
Oct 2015
Jul 2015
May 2015
Apr 2015
Mar 2015
Feb 2015
Jan 2015
Dec 2014
Oct 2014
Sep 2014
Aug 2014
Jul 2014
May 2014
Apr 2014
Mar 2014
Feb 2014
Jan 2014
Dec 2013
Nov 2013
Sep 2013
Aug 2013
Jul 2013
Jun 2013
May 2013
Apr 2013
Mar 2013
Feb 2013
Jan 2013
Dec 2012
Nov 2012
Oct 2012
Sep 2012
Aug 2012
Jul 2012
Jun 2012
May 2012
Apr 2012
Mar 2012
Feb 2012
Jan 2012
Dec 2011
Nov 2011
Oct 2011
Sep 2011
Aug 2011
Jul 2011
Jun 2011
May 2011
Apr 2011
Mar 2011
Feb 2011
Jan 2011
Dec 2010
Nov 2010
Oct 2010
Sep 2010
Aug 2010
Jul 2010
Jun 2010
May 2010
Apr 2010
Mar 2010
Feb 2010
Nov 2009
Oct 2009
Aug 2009
Jul 2009
Jun 2009
May 2009
Apr 2009
Mar 2009
Feb 2009
Jan 2009
Nov 2008
Oct 2008
Sep 2008
Aug 2008
Jul 2008
Jun 2008
May 2008
Apr 2008
Mar 2008
Feb 2008
Jan 2008
Dec 2007
Nov 2007

current posts