Dead Chestnut at Bramcote Hills Park

I’ve applauded the managers of Bramcote Hills Park in the past for their positive attitude towards retaining deadwood as a habitat.  I spotted another example on a recent visit….

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This Sweet Chestnut trunk (identifiable as such by the distinctive spirals) has been retained as a feature, and will be add biodiversity value to the park – note the small white fungi colonising the spiral grooves, for instance.  Every park should have features like this!

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