Oh what a marvellous time of the year it is! Lovely autumn colours, though it has to be said, fewer this year, as so many drought-stressed trees in a bid for survival economised on their water use by dropping their leaves early without dressing themselves in the yellows, oranges and reds.But now, here in theContinue reading “Spore printing for mushroom identification”
For several weeks I wondered: What is it that I am seeing here?There were lots of little off-shoots of the single strands of mycelium, at fairly regular intervals. Someone had suggested the fungus started branching off in search for food, but this did not fit the pattern I saw. Branching fungal strands, hyphae, maintain theirContinue reading “A glimpse at the sex lives of fungi”
Niels Corfield’s blog post this week, Wet on top, dry underneath, shares how poor soil health, in particular, poor soil structure due to lacking soil biology, leads to floods, drought and reduced yields. It resonates what I am learning right now in Regen Academy’s module on Why we have water-stressed crops with 30 inches ofContinue reading “Flood and drought. Two sides of the same coin”
Should I take Dr. Elaine’s™ Soil Food Web Foundation Courses? Well, that’s a question only you can answer. I can speak to: Would I take the Dr. Elaine’s™ Soil Food Web Foundation Courses again? If you want the short answer, yes, I would. If you want to know a bit more detail, read on! 7Continue reading “Review – Dr. Elaine’s™ Soil Food Web Foundation Courses”
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