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Long term trainee, Sam offered paid work at DBRC

Added: 2nd November 2011

Long term trainee, Sam offered paid work at DBRC

Sam Davies, who has been volunteering with us full time at DBRC since April 2001, has been offered a temporary contact at DBRC as Record Centre Assistant. Sam spent the summer working at DBRC and the land management team of Devon Wildlife Trust as a County...

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Red cage fungus

Added: 26th October 2011

Red cage fungus

In July and August DBRC received a few records of the red cage fungus (Clathrus ruber) from Paignton, Torquay and Ilfracombe. Looking like something from an early Hollywood Sci-Fi movie, this fungus is not a native species. It smells of rotting flesh to attract flies which spread its spores. As...

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Waxcap survey

Added: 30th September 2011

Waxcap survey

This autumn, a new survey is being launched across the Blackdown Hills, thanks to a grant from the Blackdown Hills AONB Sustainability Development Fund.  The survey involves looking out for colourful 'waxcap' fungi, which appear between September and December. These mushrooms indicate grasslands that are good for biodiversity and they have...

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SeaQuest Newsletter 28

Added: 8th August 2011

The SeaQuest newsletter number 28 (Summer 2010) is now available - click here to download it

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DBRC End of Year Report 2010-11

Added: 8th August 2011

The DBRC End of Year Report 2010-11 is now available.  Click here to download the report.

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