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Russell Miller

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    fungi, inverts
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    Arb Consultant
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  1. Russell Miller

    I'm an iggly, I'm an iggly, what iggly am I ?

    Stonefly. Aquatic larvae require clean water so good water quality indicator
  2. Russell Miller

    Red fungi.

    Looks like shaggy polypore Inonotus hispidus to me. On ash?
  3. Russell Miller

    OPM and other hairy caterpillars

    This little beauty gave me a bit of a fright as I coughed on dust whilst removing ivy from the base of a oak. It took me a while to recognise that, although very hairy, this is Gypsy moth not Oak Processionary moth. Quite common in London now but not yet established at pest proportions. Even London is still to cold for it to proliferate on a scale that would cause defoliation problems.
  4. Russell Miller

    Coriolopsis gallica

    Seems to be the season for Coriolopsis gallica. This is a tier of brackets on a living Prunus padus street tree in Hackney. It took me a while to get to the ID since I associate Coriolopsis gallica with deadwood and ash. It is also fruiting in nearby Clissold park on a huge ash log. @treeruss
  5. Russell Miller

    Orchard Toothcrust - Sarcodontia crocea

    I'm hoping the tree is still there so I can go back and look for it again. I didn't appreciate what I was photographing when I took the photos in 2014.
  6. Looking back through some photos from 2014 discovered Orchard Tooth fungus or orchard toothcrust - Sarcodontia crocea. Surpisingly large bracket - about 50cm. On Malus in old orchard. London.
  7. Russell Miller

    Dusty fungus

    Laetiporus is common on willow and can disintigrate like this to powder. But it is a very long tier of brackets. @treeruss
  8. Russell Miller

    General Tree pics

    Oak is probably Q. macranthera (Caucasian oak). Leaves 15-23cm according to Mitchell.
  9. Russell Miller

    July/August photo competition sponsored by Arbinsure

    :scared1:Hang on, I'll be with you in a minute. I'm just writing the risk assesment.
  10. Russell Miller

    July/August photo competition sponsored by Arbinsure

    After a hard day's planting...
  11. Russell Miller

    July/August photo competition sponsored by Arbinsure

    Nice place to plant a tree. Russell


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