What worm is that?

I started species identification of earthworms after attending a course in 2013 which proved very useful when I went on to sample earthworms and other soil animals during my MSc project. After my masters I continued identifying earthworms as a volunteer for the Natural History Museum Soil Biodiversity Group as well as for 'fun' collecting species …

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Throwback Thursday – Fungi in Shropshire

Just in time for UK Fungus Day this week's #throwbackthursday looks back at a training course on the identification of fungi I attended in October 2013. UK Fungus Day is on the 11th October and is run by the British Mycological Society. It aims to raise the awareness of fungi and fungal research throughout the United Kingdom …

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Throwback Thursday – A weekend of hoverflies (August 2013)

This week's Throwback Thursday covers a course on hoverfly identification I attended in August 2013 as part of a qualification in Biological Recording and Species Identification. A weekend of hoverflies This weekend I was at the Field Studies Centre at Preston Montford in Shropshire to learn about hoverflies. This is the penultimate course in my University Certificate …

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