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It’s taken a while but here is the list of fungi found on the Thames Valley Fungal Group foray on 7th October 2018. The new reports have yet to be added to the main species lists.
I’m still working through numerous photos and trying to edit them – several of today’s blog batch are those our MSc Plant Diversity (#MScPlDiv) students tried to identify the next day. Note that not all the names scribbled on the … Continue reading
Here is the second gallery of fungal finds from our UK fungus day activities. A range of both small and crust-like fungi through to large boletes. There are part of the morning collections and a few of the afternoon foray … Continue reading
A beautful sunny September morning set the scene for the culmination of the first season of honey production in the School of Biological Sciences Walled garden at the west end of the Harris Garden.
At 10am on Thursday morning the Vice chancellor welcomed visitors to the Harris Garden to create a wild flower space on campus with native seeds from the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew as part of the Big Lottery funded Grow Wild … Continue reading
At lunchtime today the final event of the TLDF supported KiteSite project brought together keen biodiversity recorders from across campus. The one-year funded project has succeeded in developing a dedicated instance of the EpiCollect app to promote consistent biodiversity recording … Continue reading
At the start of term a group of five academics representing five different academic schools in three faculties offered six Teaching and Learning Development Fund student placements for the development and testing of the Whiteknights Biodiversity App. Yesterday the team … Continue reading
In 2003 I became the Assistant Warden at Bridges Hall. One of my responsibilities was to help maintain the walled garden that had been manged by the Hall since 1966. The garden is surrounded by a high Victorian brick wall … Continue reading
Question: How many vascular plant species were recorded on campus during the 24 hours of the University of Reading BioBlitz 2013? Well the records have now all been submitted and checked and here at Whiteknights Biodiversity Dr M is proud to announce … Continue reading
Botanical records from the University of Reading Bioblitz last weekend currently being collated by Dr M, how many vascular plant species (native/naturalised) do you think are on the campus? Results coming soon…