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In the middle of August of 2014, I took some photos of a painted lady butterfly feeding on the nectar from a Buddleia plant (butterfly bush) in our yard. Many of the pictures were out of focus, too far out … Continue reading
Tagged Africa, BBC, Britain, Buddleia, Butterfly, Butterfly Bush, Documentary, entomology, Insects, James Logan, Lepidoptera, Martha Kearney, Migration, Morocco, Multi-Generational, Painted Lady, Photograph, The Great Butterfly Adventure, Vanessa cardui
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In the photo above, a large group of springtails is feeding upon an orange jelly fungus (Dacrymyces palmatus). Springtails are detritivores, which means that they consume decomposing organic matter. Other examples of detritivores include earthworms and crabs. They differ slightly … Continue reading
Tagged Dacrymyces palmatus, Decomposition, Detritivores, Fungus, Hexipod, Hexipoda, Insects, Jelly Fungi, Jelly Fungus, Orange Jelly Fungus, Springtails