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Emsworthy Mire

Stoat - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

Emsworthy Mire Revisited

I try my luck again to get some decent photographs of the Ring Ouzels at Emsworthy Mire. I have a large flask …

Shaggy Parasol - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

Shaggy Parasols at Emsworthy Mire

There are Parasol mushrooms in the fields at Emsworthy Mire. They are huge, but not as huge as the dinner-plate sized Macrolepiota …

Emsworthy Mire - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

Lone Trees on Dartmoor

A walk from Emsworthy Mire. Dartmoor is an impressive landscape of human destruction. It’s been cut and burnt and grazed. And thousands …

Ring Ouzel - Emsworthy Mire - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

Ring Ouzels at Emsworthy Mire

I’ve heard there are Ring Ouzels at Emsworthy Mire. Ring Ouzels are thrushes which nest on high moors and upland crags in …

Waxcaps - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

Waxcaps

Waxcap fungi thrive on damp, ‘unimproved’ grassland, or rather grassland which hasn’t be ruined by artificial fertiliser or herbicides. A trip to …

Lamb - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

New life

April and May are wonderful months for new growth. The sheep at Emsworthy Mire have been busy. This little lamb is particularly …