Are Trees Parasites That Grow On Wood?

Linden Tree Viewed From The Front.

Introduction I have asked myself for some time, “Are trees parasites that grow on wood? i.e. ectoparasites.” (An ectoparasite lives on the outside of its host.) Mainly this is because only the outer layers of a tree are alive. The inner part of the tree – the wood or timber – is dead. It was alive… Continue reading Are Trees Parasites That Grow On Wood?

Fieldfares Visited Alvaston Derby In January 2013

Fieldfare – Turdus pilaris – a member of the thrush family. When Fieldfares visited Alvaston Derby I was ready with my camera. On 22nd January 2013 Fieldfares visited Alvaston Derby where I saw them. First I saw them in my garden and later in a tree overhanging my friend’s garden across the road in the same street. Of course I… Continue reading Fieldfares Visited Alvaston Derby In January 2013