Despite the inclement weather Belinda and I did a couple of walks on Saturday - at Wortham Ling and Redgrave & Lopham Fen.
In the end the weather wasn't as bad as feared and I'm glad we ventured out because I found the fungi Camembert Brittlegill, Russula amoenolens under oaks at Wortham Ling which has turned out to be the first Suffolk record! The Russulas are a large fungi genus and notoriously difficult to id. R.amoenolens is one of relatively small number with a dark brown cap which often has a darker centre and has a ridged margin. The give away is the smell however - a strong cheesy whiff that made me want to reach for the crackers and chutney!
Even on the dullest of days there's always something to peak the interest