|Mottled Grey. I'd like a pound for every one of these I've rescued from mountain|
puddles over the years.
Having got some unavoidable chores out of the way, I nipped out to Cwm Nant-y-Gwyddel for the afternoon, collecting some pollen and rust specimens, but also seeing my first individuals of this lovely Caddis; Philopotamus montanus. It is such a distinctive Caddis: one of my favourite insects, in fact and the only Caddis I feel confident in recording.
I also came across more Ash wood, stained by one of the Green Elf Cup fungi (Chlorociboria Spp.)