|Narrow-lipped helleborine now gone to seed (or eaten)|
|A helleborine still in bud|
|Woundwort shieldbug nymph|
|Red and black squash bug|
|Black clock beetle|
We also watched as a large dragonfly flew back and forth along a small stretch of the path. It's wings were glowing copper as it flew. I'm reliably informed it's a southern hawker.
There are signs that the fungi have enjoyed the recent rain. Even though it's a shame that summer's coming to an end, autumn is one of my favourite times of the year and it's definitely something to look forward to!
|Baby sulphur tufts (tuftlets?)|