On a walk through the woods, I passed my favourite tree
which is a beech growing in front of an oak
When you look up, you can see that the trunks have become completely entwined, quite spookily I think.
And underneath was this perfect pair of Magpie Inkcaps, first identified in 1785 by French mycologist Jean Baptiste François Pierre Bulliard. Although they’re not uncommon they are usually solitary, so I was lucky to see a pair.
‘One for Sorrow, Two for Joy’