A Great Moonwell on Moonshae – birthplace of the Druid / Paladin “Mysty”.
Milking Bonnet fungi (Mycena galopus) growing from the leaf litter of the dull damp woodland floor. A lantern by which the woodland fairies might see their way.
Rush-hour Puffballs – Stump Puffballs (Lycoperdon pyriforme) clustered on the root stump of a fallen tree; all jostling for position like commuters during rush-hour.
Beautiful Lichens growing on an Ash tree – Lobaria pulmonaria (top right) & Lobaria virens (lower left) both showing presence of sporing bodies (apothecia).
Angel Wings – A beautiful group of almost white fungi growing upon fallen conifer timber. Believed to be Pleurocybella porrigens (Angel Wings).
With mild damp autumn conditions, beautiful Fungi erupt from forest floor. Here we have the Fly Agaric (Amanita muscaria). Beautiful, toxic & psychoactive; this toadstool has entered various folk-lore from Alice to Victorian Santa.
Carnedd Dafydd – Looking from Carnedd Llewelyn to Carnedd Dafydd – with Tryfan, Glyderau and Snowdon beyond.
Carneddau ponies enjoying autumn sunshine, high on Carnedd Llewelyn. With Yr Elen and Menai Strait in the background.
The glory of a fine autumn day over the peaks of Snowdonia.
Tamsin on top of Carnedd Llewelyn.
Weary from your long journey you reach the banks of a dark swirling river. The fiery colours of dawn fill the sky and there you spot your destination – that Magical Tower, what secrets lie within ..
Dragonfly Eye Detail – Surface of the curved compound eye of a Dragonfly – photographed via Light Microscope at x 50 magnification.
Photographer Maggie – A young Magpie ( Pica pica ) inspects some photography equipment, perhaps she’s interested in taking it up.