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When I first spotted this little orange tube poking out of the liverwort, mosses and a smattering of other tiny plants growing at the edge of a brick footpath, I wasn’t sure what it would develop into.

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Two days later all became clear. The tube had developed in to a lovely little fungus, an Orange mosscap (Rickenella fibula), and once I’d spotted that one, I found two more growing nearby. A delightful and unexpected surprise!

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