This was a quick lunchtime loop with the dogs where I firmly failed to dodge a good soaking from a brief shower. It had stopped by the time I got off the road but it was a bit sudden. Anyway, the first odd sigh was this snail who was enjoying a nice snack of rowan berry.
The blackberries are well underway and I enjoyed snacking on a few on my way around. I even found a solitary bilberry that had been overlooked by the birds and other walkers.
Farther around, the mushrooms continue their colonisation of the forest with a couple of new varieties making an appearance
These ones usually end up forming great rings in the darkest parts of the woods. While the rings haven’t quite developed, they are appearing in clumps.