Hogging the Paths

Upper Beeding In July three days is too long to wait after rain before embarking on a moss trip, especially if the wind is whipping up the estuary and over the chalk hills, drying earth, stone and bark. The Adur valley is a curious mix; the old Sussex hamlets of Botolphs and Coombes with unpretentious […]

All round Camberlot

Challenging weather and lockdown have made recording difficult recently. Two weeks ago I visited a nearby tetrad with just over 40 taxa but non-existent footpath signs just led me into a maze of barley and pea fields. After extricating myself after a very hot three hours I had found only two mosses. On Sunday. with […]